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Zigzag Wrasse

Halichoeres scapularis

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Scientific Name: Halichoeres scapularis
Common Names: Zigzag Wrasse, Brownbanded Wrasse
Maximum Length: Up to 8 inches
Minimum Aquarium Size: 75 gallons
Foods & Feeding: Carnivores that will feed on small crustaceans like copepods and amphipods. Being fed a varied diet of high-quality frozen or live foods such as brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, and chopped squid.
Reef Tank Safe: Reef-safe, however, they may eat small crustaceans like amphipods and copepods.
Temperament: The Zigzag Wrasse can be somewhat aggressive towards similarly shaped fish. It’s important to keep this in mind when considering potential tank mates.
Description: If you are looking to add a beautiful and unique species to your aquarium, look no further than the Zigzag Wrasse. This stunning wrasse species has distinct black and white stripes running horizontally along its body giving it its zigzag pattern. While they may have a bit of a feisty temperament to other like-shaped fish, they add excitement and activity to any aquarium. With their carnivorous diet, they make great scavengers and they will continuously hunt for small prey items around your aquarium’s live rock. Add a Zigzag Wrasse to your aquarium today and experience the unique beauty and charismatic presence they bring as the Zigzag Wrasse is sure to captivate and impress all who see them.