Bicolor Cleaner Wrasse

Species information for the Bicolor Cleaner Wrasse, in the Wrasses category.

  1. Family - Labridae

    Scientific name - Labroides bicolor

    Common name – Bicolor Cleaning Wrasse

    Size – 4 in (10 cm)

    Range - Bali

    Min. Aquarium size - 100 gal (378 L)

    Care Level - Expert

    Temperament - Peaceful

    Foods and feeding – This fish only eats parasites and dead skin off of other fish. There are no reports of this fish being trained to eat frozen foods.

    Aquarium suitability – This is an endangered species, please leave this fish in the ocean.

    Reef compatibility - Yes

    Captive care – This is an extremely difficult fish to keep. They only eat parasites and dead skin off of other fish. They tend to starve to death in our aquariums in a matter of days or weeks. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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