Yellowspotted Wrasse

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Yellowspotted Wrasse

This species is known as Yellowspotted Wrasse and the correct latin name is Macropharyngodon negrosensis. It belongs to the Wrasses family. (e) Origin of this fish 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. So 1 specimen requires at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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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