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Red Breast Wrasse (Cheilinus fasciatus)
Red Breast Wrasse
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
Red Breast Wrasse (Cheilinus fasciatus)
Additional locales and sizes may be available!
Additional locales and sizes may be available!

Quick Stats

Care Level Moderate
Temperament Peaceful
Color Form Brown, Red, Yellow
Diet Carnivore
Reef Compatible With Caution
Water Conditions sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4
Max. Size 1' 4"
Family Labridae
Minimum Tank Size 180 gallons
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Care Level Moderate
Temperament Peaceful
Color Form Brown, Red, Yellow
Diet Carnivore
Reef Compatible With Caution
Water Conditions sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4
Max. Size 1' 4"
Family Labridae
Minimum Tank Size 180 gallons
Compatibility View Chart
What do these Quick Stats mean? Click here for more information

Overview

Did you know that this specimen ships from our LiveAquaria® Wisconsin Facility, home of our popular Diver's Den® WYSIWYG Store and our LiveAquaria® Certified Captive Grown Corals (CCGC)? What that means is that you can rest assured knowing this specimen received the highest level of care from our experienced and professional LiveAquaria® staff!

PLUS, hobbyists that use our LiveAquaria® Professional Reef Salt have the added benefit knowing marine species shipped from our LiveAquaria® Wisconsin Facility share the same water parameters. In other words, if you use our Professional Reef Salt, marine species shipped from our Wisconsin Facility will acclimate and transition to your home aquarium with less stress to set the foundation for longer term success.

This hard-to-find Red-Breast Wrasse, also known as the Redbreasted Maori Wrasse, is sure to drop jaws the next time your reefer friends stop by. While its size alone is more than impressive, the Red Breast Wrasse boasts six or seven white vertical stripes against a reddish-brown body, with a splendid yellow-orange pop of color surrounding the pectoral fin.

While the Red Breast Wrasse can grow rather large, they are generally a shy species and should only be housed in an appropriately large aquarium with other non-aggressive fishes to avoid being bullied. They are known to move sand around in search of food and will eat hard shell inverts and sometimes small fish.

The Red-Breast Wrasse is commonly found roaming alone in lagoons and inner reefs, along reef edges and rubble piles, and can often be seen resting on the sea bed. Feed a prepared plankton diet to mimic their common natural diet.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 2" to 3"; Medium: 3" to 5"; Large: 5" to 7"; XLarge: 7" or larger.

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