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Yellow Coris Wrasse

  • Juvenile Rainbow Wrasse are generally reef safe but as they mature can start being a bit destructive.

  • Harems can be kept in the aquarium with 1 male and several females if added at the same time.

  • Provide an aquarium with ample rock work, cracks, crevices and caves for hiding and resting.

  • Coris Wrasse are burrowers and need a thick sand bed to sleep and rest in.

  • They spend a great deal of time turning over rock and coral rubble in search of crustaceans. Adults should be fed twice a day large amounts of meaty foods with juveniles being fed a few more times daily.

  • Avoid adding smaller more peaceful fish as the Coris Wrasse may harass them.

  • Wrasse are hermaphrodites meaning they start as juveniles/females but at some point in their life may turn into a male.

  • Wrasse may jump provide an aquarium with a tight fitting lid.

  • Coris Wrasse can grow up to almost 5".

 

We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 30 gallons or larger for this species.

 

Water conditions: Salinity 1.020 - 1.025, Temp (F) 72 - 78, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Alkalinity 8 - 12 dKH

Care Info

Care: Easy

Behavior:Aggressive

Diet: Flake Food, Frozen Food,  Live Food

Habitat: Reef, Sand Flat

Light: Medium

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