Yellow & Purple Wrasse

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Latin name: (Halichoeres leucoxanthus)

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Purple, White, Yellow



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The Yellow & Purple Wrasse is a hardy and attractive fish that is sure to bring a vibrant and exciting element to any home aquarium. It is relatively easy to care for and is a great addition to any aquarist’s collection. This species is also a very active fish and should be provided with plenty of open swimming space to ensure its wellbeing. Furthermore, its diet is quite varied, making it a great addition to any tank full of inverts. With proper care, the Yellow & Purple Wrasse can live up to 8 years. It is an ideal choice for any aquarists looking to add a unique, colorful fish to their tank.

The Yellow & Purple Wrasse should be provided with a varied diet consisting of vitamin enriched frozen mysis shrimp, vitamin enriched frozen brine shrimp, and other meaty foods. To ensure optimal health and growth, a high quality marine flake and marine pellet food should also be included. Feeding the Wrasse several times per day in small portions is recommended for optimal health. Additionally, frozen and live foods can be offered for variety. With a balanced diet, the Wrasse should remain healthy and vibrant.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small; 1 1/2″ to 2″ Medium; 2″ to 3″ Large; 3″ to 4″

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