Tail-Pot Wrasse

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Tail-Pot Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Tail-Pot Wrasse and the correct latin name is Halichoeres melanurus. It belongs to the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this fish is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

It is a peaceful fish.

Tail-Pot Wrasse can grow up to 12 cm what is approximately 4 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Tail-Pot Wrasse fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

The female specimen

Tail-Pot Wrasse picture 1; female specimen

Tail-Pot Wrasse picture 2; female specimen
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Document modified on Fri Dec 14 8:07:06 UTC 2007
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