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This marine aquarium fish is known as Wrasse and the correct latin name is Halichoeres poecilopterus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This is a peaceful fish.

Wrasse can grow up to 34 cm what is approximately 13 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 4080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 632 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the 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.

Wrasse picture

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