Yellowchest Twist Wrasse EXPERT ONLY

lg 24070 wrasse
Latin name: (Anampses twistii)

Care Level

Expert Only




Blue, Purple, Yellow



Preferred Conditions

Expert Only

Avg. Max Size


Minimum Tank Size



The Yellowchest Twist Wrasse is a stunning fish due to their unique elongated body and bright coloration. Their vibrant blue and yellow coloration give the wrasse its common name and also serves to help protect the fish from potential predators. The Yellowchest Twist Wrasse is found throughout the Indo-Pacific Ocean from the Red Sea to the Tuamoto Islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands and south to Rapa. It is a reef associated species, often found swimming in and around coral reefs. This species is hardy and easy to care for, making it an ideal aquarium inhabitant.

The Yellowchest Twist Wrasse is a wonderful addition to any saltwater aquarium, bringing vibrant color and active behavior to any tank. It is a peaceful fish that is best kept with other peaceful species, such as tangs and angelfish. With the right environment and tank mates, the Yellowchest Twist Wrasse will provide years of enjoyment. Additionally, it is important to note that the Yellowchest Twist Wrasse must be acclimated properly for it to survive in a new environment. By following these guidelines, the Yellowchest Twist Wrasse can be a beautiful and rewarding addition to your aquarium.

The Yellowchest Twist Wrasse typically feeds on benthic invertebrates, meaning that they will eat things like shrimp and worms. However, they are non-aggressive towards sessile invertebrates, meaning they will not eat things like corals. In the home aquarium, their diet should consist of a variety of food items, including high-quality marine flakes and pellets as well as frozen mysis shrimp and brine shrimp.

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