Wrasse

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Wrasse

This species is known as Wrasse and the correct latin name is Halichoeres poecilopterus. It belongs to the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this fish 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. 1 specimen basically needs at least 4080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 632 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

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