Klunzinger's Wrasse (Thalassoma rueppellii)

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Klunzinger's Wrasse

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Klunzinger's Wrasse

Thalassoma rueppellii

284 Litres (75 US G.)

17.8-20.3cm (7-8 ")

pH

8.2 - 8.4

18 -22 °C (64.4-71.6°F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods

8-12 years

Family

Labridae





Additional names

Klunzinger's Wrasse

Additional scientific names

Thalassoma klunzingeri


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

A territorial fish that should be the last addition to any tank. Will pose a risk to most inverts including Mantis Shrimp, best in a semi-aggressive set up. Will generally not touch corals or plants.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

A solitary species which will be territorial towards most other species including its own.

Identification

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