Whitebelly Wrasse

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Whitebelly Wrasse

This marine aquarium fish is known as Whitebelly Wrasse and the correct latin name is Halichoeres leucoxanthus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this species is Indian Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Wrasse belongs to peaceful species.

Whitebelly Wrasse can grow up to 12 cm what is approximately 4 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Whitebelly 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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Whitebelly Wrasse picture no. 1

Whitebelly Wrasse picture no. 2

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Document modified on Thu Dec 13 21:22:51 UTC 2007
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