Harlequin Tuskfish

Species information for the Harlequin Tuskfish, in the Wrasses category.

  1. FAMILY - Labridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Choerodon fasciatus

    COMMON NAME - Harlequin Tuskfish

    SIZE – 12 in (30.5 cm)

    RANGE - Indo-Pacific, Australia

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 90 gal (341 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 crustaceans and some invertebrates.



    CAPTIVE CARE – This is normally a very docile fish, and is commonly picked on by other fish. However, once it gets established it can become aggressive to new additions, especially if the fish is smaller. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 30, 2014
    jhnrb, Aug 7, 2009