Cheilinus lunulatus Broomtail wrasse
Cheilinus lunulatusis commonly referred to as Broomtail wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
- Cheilinus lunulatus
- Broomtail Wrasse
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Cheilinus (Genus) > lunulatus (Species)
- Initial determination:
- (Forsskål, ), 1775
- Djibouti, Sudan, Eritrea, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, (the) Maldives, Africa, Arabian Sea, Bahrain, Egypt, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Irak, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Madagascar, Quatar, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen
- Sea depth:
- 2 - 30 Meter
- 13.78" - 19.69" (35cm - 50cm)
- 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C)
- Brine Shrimps, Clam meat, Clams, Crabs, Crustaceans, Mysis, Schrimps, Sea urchins, Shrimps, Snails, Starfishs
- 439.96 gal (~ 2000L)
- Not available as offspring
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Least concern (LC)
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- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2004-09-21 22:21:49
- 2018-03-31 19:02:38
No wrasse for our home-tanks, but more likely for show-aquaria.
Not to keep together with invertebrates or small fishes.
Becomes very big.
Needs a good hiding-place and much space for swimming.
Labrus lunulatus Forsskål, 1775
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