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|Yellow Tail Coris|
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- Yellow Tail Coris
- Clown Wrasse
- African Coris
Information about the body shape, skeletal characteristics, how it appears, colouring etc.
Any species that look similar to this one, that may be mixed up.
To 30 cm in the wild.
Curious predator, very active and will swim around live rock constantly. Will bury itself into the sand bed at night.
Large fish - large tank. An adult fish would require a 6 foot tank minimum.
Type and amount of water flow suitable for it.
How much lighting is required for it.
Predator, requires meaty foods like minced prawns etc.
How quickly it will grow under various conditions.
Things that adversely effect it, such as bacterial infections, parasites etc.
Addition things / items that are important for care in captivity.
Does it have any fish that it should not be housed with?
Not compatible with loosely placed corals due to "flipping" them over to browse underneath for tasty morsels.
It is incompatable with invertebrates such as molluscs and crustaceans.
How it reproduces, how suitable it is to breeding or captive propagation, techniques on how to etc.
Which oceans and reefs it is found.
Where it is found on the natural reefs, the reef zone.
Some additional notes on it that don't fit in the above sections.
- Everybody Sing Together!: The Genus Coris by Henry Schultz - Reefkeeping Magazine
- Coris gaimard - FishBase