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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