Sixbar Wrasse

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

  1. FAMILY - Labridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Thalassoma hardwicke

    COMMON NAME – Sixbar, Hardwicke Wrasse

    SIZE – 8 in (20 cm)

    RANGE - Indo-Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE- 90 gal (341 L)

    CARE LEVEL - Intermediate

    TEMPERAMENT - Aggressive

    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 - No

    CAPTIVE CARE – This is an aggressive fish and should be kept with other aggressive fish and no other wrasses. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 10, 2014
    jhnrb, Aug 7, 2009
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