Fish Guide

Yellowchest Twist Wrasse   (Anampses twisti)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: Red Sea, Indian Ocean
Depth: 10 to 98 ft.   Size: 7 in.   Jumps: Yes   Space: 75+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Difficult   Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Crustaceans, bristle worms, mollusks
Natural History: The Yellowchest Twist Wrasse is usually found individually over clear coral and rubble lagoons and reef faces. Adults are solitary. Juveniles may swim in an unusual head-down manner to possibly dissuade potential predators.
Husbandry: The Yellowchest Twist Wrasse is difficult to maintain in captivity, and may refuse to feed. Providing a live-rock environment may aid in acclimation and survival. Only one male should be housed per aquarium.

AKA: Yellowbreasted Tamarin Wrasse, Yellowbreasted Wrasse, Twister Wrasse

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