Secretive Wrasse

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

  1. FAMILY - Labridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudocheilinus evanidus

    COMMON NAME – Secretive, Scarlet Pin Strip, Striated Wrasse

    SIZE – 3 in (8 cm)

    RANGE - Hawaii, Indonesia, Vanuatu

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 gal (113 L)

    CARE LEVEL - Intermediate

    TEMPERAMENT – Semi-aggressive

    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 a peaceful fish, but can display some aggression towards other peaceful fish so it should be added last to the tank. It requires a tank with lots of rockwork and hiding places. It will eat small invertebrates including pyramidellid snails, flatworms and bristleworms. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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