Zigzag Wrasse

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

  1. Family - Labridae

    Scientific name - Halichoeres scapularis

    Common name – Zigzag, Sand Wrasse

    Size – 7 in (20 cm)

    Range – Indo-Pacific

    Min. Aquarium size - 90 gal (341 L)

    Care Level - Intermediate

    Temperament - Peaceful

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

    Aquarium suitability -

    Reef compatibility – With Caution, may eat invertebrates excluding corals.

    Captive care – This is a peaceful fish and should be kept with other peaceful fish. It prefers aquariums with 3 inch sand beds to sleep and hide in. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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