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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