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Red Coris Wrasse (Adult) - Coris gaimard - Yellowtail Coris - Red Coris

Red Coris Wrasse (Adult) - Coris gaimard - Yellowtail Coris - Red Coris
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100 Gallon
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13.7 inches
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Red Coris Wrasse (adult) or the Coris gaimard 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. It is one of the most beautiful fishes among Wrasses.

Red Coris Wrasse (adult) is a medium maintenance fish. Red Coris Wrasse (adult) is not usually aggressive toward other fish though it is reported they may sometimes harass fish that are very much smaller than it. Red Coris Wrasse (adult) feeds on a wide array of invertebrates, including snails, sand dwelling bivalves, hermit crabs, crabs, chitons, shrimp, isopods, amphipods and sea urchins. Larger individuals regularly flip over corals and live rock.

The Red Coris Wrasse (adult) fish is a saltwater species that are found in areas of Fiji, Hawaii and Indo Pacific regions. The Red Coris Wrasse (adult) is not suitable to be kept in a reef aquarium. The Red Coris Wrasse (adult) requires a large aquarium of about 150 gallons or more in the aquarium. Red Coris Wrasse (adult) needs a sand bed of 3 to 4 inches for it to bury in so that they can hide and sleep. This beautiful fish is a rough shipper and is should not be considered by apprehensive hobbyist. Red Coris Wrasse (adult) is a difficult species to keep in the aquarium and requires a lot of care and experience. The Red Coris Wrasse (adult) has a high metabolism, so be sure they get enough to eat and don't keep feed too boldly. It should be fed at least twice a day.

Maximum Size: The Red Coris Wrasse (adult) grows up to 14 inches.

General Size Specifications: The small size will come to you generally 1 to 2 inches; the medium generally 3 to 4 inches; the large generally 5 to 6 inches.

Minimum Tank Size: The Red Coris Wrasse (Adult) prefers a tank of at least 150 gallons with plenty of places to hide & swim. It requires a high water quality (SG 1.020 - 1.025, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temp. 72 - 78 F).

Habitat: Range: Fiji, Hawaii

Feeding and Diet: The Red Coris Wrasse (Adult) requires frequent feeding. The Red Coris Wrasse (adult) is a carnivore and likes to eat variety of chopped meats (flatworms, clam, crab, scallop, shrimp, squid, urchins). You may offer a varied diet of frozen prepared foods, minced fresh table shrimp, and a good flake food to Red Coris Wrasse (adult) It is required to feed it at least twice a day.

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