Yellow and Purple Wrasse (Halichoeres trispilus)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: Indo-Pacific Region
Depth: 83 to 185 ft. Size: 3.5 in. Jumps: Yes Space: 55+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Small invertebrates
Natural History: The Yellow and Purple Wrasse is found in small groups of females with a single male, deep over sandy bottom reefs. It is usually found in small caves and shelters that have abundant invertebrate populations. It is a deep water species.
Husbandry: Male Yellow and Purple Wrasses are best kept one per tank. Females are less aggressive towared one another and can be kept in groups.
AKA: White Wrasse, Four Spot Wrasse
In Stock: 08/09/14, No
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