Scarlet Pin Stripe Wrasse

Latin name: (Pseudocheilinus evanidus)

Care Level

Moderate

Temperament

Semi-aggressive

Color(s)

Blue, Orange, Yellow

Diet

Carnivore

Preferred Conditions

Moderate

Avg. Max Size

3"

Minimum Tank Size

30 gallons

Family

Labridae

This species is an excellent choice for the reef aquarium, as it is an active and hardy fish. The diet of this fish consists mainly of small crustaceans such as pyramidellid snails, commensal flatworms, and bristleworms, making it an excellent candidate for reef aquariums. It is important to note that this species must be provided with a 30 gallon or larger aquarium, as well as plenty of hiding places and live rock for foraging. Additionally, it is best to introduce this species last, as it may act aggressively towards peaceful Wrasses. With proper care, this species is sure to thrive in any reef aquarium.

The Scarlet Pin Stripe Wrasse is a beautiful and hardy fish that is a great addition to any marine aquarium. To ensure optimal health and longevity, its diet should include vitamin enriched frozen mysis shrimp, vitamin enriched frozen brine shrimp, and other meaty foods. Additionally, a high quality marine flake and marine pellet food should also be provided. To ensure maximum nutritional benefit, these foods should be varied regularly. Furthermore, it is important to maintain good water parameters to ensure the health and well-being of the Scarlet Pin Stripe Wrasse. Finally, to ensure a stress-free environment, this fish should be kept with other peaceful tank mates.

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