Yellowspotted Wrasse

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Yellowspotted Wrasse

This fish is known as Yellowspotted Wrasse and the correct latin name is Macropharyngodon negrosensis. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful Wrasse. However, not recommended for beginners due to high demands.

Yellowspotted 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. 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 difficult to keep the Yellowspotted 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.

This species can be also found in Eastern Indian Ocean.

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Document modified on Tue Dec 18 10:44:54 UTC 2007
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