Lime Green Coris Wrasse (Halichoeres chloropterus)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: West Pacific
Depth: 2 to 33 ft. Size: 7 in. Jumps: Yes Space: 75+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Small invertebrates, crustaceans, worms
Natural History: The Lime Green Coris Wrasse is found in shallow rubble algae-covered reefs. They are generally bright green in algae areas but are lighter-colored in clean sandy zones.
Husbandry: The Lime Green Coris Wrasse may attack ornamental shrimp or other crustaceans. It also may bury itself to sleep at night. Large individuals may harass smaller wrasse species.
AKA: Green Wrasse, Pastel Green Wrasse, Green Coris
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