Family - Labridae Scientific name - Hemigymnus melapterus Common name - Size – 20 in (51 cm) Range – Indo-Pacific Min. Aquarium size – 150 gal (568 L) Care Level - Dificult Temperament - Peaceful Foods and feeding – It often refuses to eat in captivity, but if you can get it to eat it should be fed a variety of high quality meaty marine foods. It normally eats small invertebrates, especially small crustaceans, it finds on the rock work. Aquarium suitability – Please leave this fish in the ocean Reef compatibility - No Captive care – This fish will fight with members of its own species, but is peaceful towards other fish. The Blackedge Thicklip wrasses doesn’t have a record of success in the home aquarium. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.