Fish Guide

Floral Maori Wrasse   (Cheilinus chlorourus)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: Indian Ocean, Indo-Pacific Region
Depth: 7 to 98 ft.   Size: 17 in.   Jumps: Yes   Space: 135+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Moderate   Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Snails, crustaceans, polychaete worms, sea urchins
Natural History: The Floral Maori Wrasse is found in lagoons and on reef faces. It is a cooperative hunter and will accompany goatfishes as they hunt in the sand.
Husbandry: The Floral Maori Wrasse is one of the least aggressive wrasses and can be kept with a wide variety of other fish species. This fish cannot be kept with ornamental crustaceans because they are potential prey.

AKA: Whitedotted Maori Wrasse

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