Cleaner Wrasse
Alternative Name(s): Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse
Scientific Name(s): Labroides dimidiatus
Category: Marine Fish
Maximum Size: 11cms
Minimum Tank Volume: 114 litres
Minimum Tank Size: 25 Gallons
Water Temperature Range: 22-26°C

General Information: Excellent fish for the reef aquarium. Another interesting specimen and every tank should have one. They are similar to cleaner shrimp - cleaning parasites from other fish.
Tank Requirements: SALINITY SG: 1.020 - 1.025
Diet Requirements: Mixed frozen carnivorous marine preparations including mysid shrimp, brine shrimp etc. Feed 3 times a day.
Compatibility: Excellent with all other fish and reef inhabitants
Recommendations: Apparently they have low survival rates in captivity.
Common Problems: Difficult to feed and do require plenty of fish company so they can feed on the parasites and mucus of other fish
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