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Red Coris Wrasse (Adult)
Red Coris Wrasse (Adult)
Coris gaimard

Coris gaimard or the Red Coris Wrasse appears very closely in coloration to the Formosa Wrasse as a juvenile but has little to no pronounced black markings on it's anal and dorsal fins. As an adult it has a very different but still spectacular transformation that is well appreciated in any fish only system. This specimen is very hardy and is not usually aggressive toward other fishes though it is reported they may sometimes harass fish that are very much smaller. Provide fine substrate of 3-4 inches for them to burrow in as this is where they sleep.
Maximum Size: the Coris gaimard grows up to 14 inches.
Minimum Tank Size: The Red Coris Wrasse (Adult) prefers a tank of at least 150 gallons with plenty of places to hide &
Diet: The Coris gaimard is a carnivore and likes to eat variety of chopped meats (flatworms, clam, crab, scallop, shrimp, squid, urchins).
Level of Care: The Red Coris Wrasse (Adult) is a medium maintenance fish.
Behavior: The Red Coris Wrasse (Adult) may act aggressively toward other fish.
Hardiness: this is a moderately hardy fish
Water Conditions: Keep water quality high (SG 1.020 - 1.025, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temp. 72 - 78 F).
Range: Fiji, Hawaii.

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