Checkerboard Wrasse

Species information for the Checkerboard Wrasse, in the Wrasses category.

  1. Family - Labridae

    Scientific name - Pseudodax moluccanus

    Common name -

    Size – 10 in (25 cm)

    Range - Africa, Fiji, Sri Lanka

    Min. Aquarium size - 100 gal (378 L)

    Care Level - Difficult

    Temperament - Peaceful

    Foods and feeding - Should be fed a variety of high quality marine meaty foods. Will also eat other crustaceans.

    Aquarium suitability -

    Reef compatibility – With Caution

    Captive care – This a good fish for the advanced hobbyist. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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