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 gal)

    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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