Potters Leopard Wrasse

Species information for the Potters Leopard Wrasse, in the Wrasses category.

  1. FAMILY - Labridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Macropharyngodon geoffroyi

    COMMON NAME - Potter’s Leopard, Potters, Geoffroy’s, Shortnose Wrasse

    SIZE - 4.5 in (11.4 cm)

    RANGE - Hawaii

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 50 gal (189 L)

    CARE LEVEL - Expert

    TEMPERAMENT - Peaceful

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Should be fed a variety of high quality marine meaty foods. Will also eat other small crustaceans.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY -

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Yes

    CAPTIVE CARE – This fish requires a mature reef system with lots of live foods for them to eat. It also requires a sand bed of at least 3 inches to hide and sleep in. This is a peaceful fish that does best with other peaceful fish. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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