Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse
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  • Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse

  • Labroides phthirophagus

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  • Tank Size: 55 Gallons
    Tempermant: Peaceful
    Maximum Size: 5"
    Coloration: Black, Yellow Blue, Purple
    Diet: Carnivore
    Regions Found: Hawaii
    Reef Compatible: Yes
    Experience Level: Expert
    Guarantee: DOA Guarantee Only
    Water Conditions: 74-82° F, SG 1.020-1.027, PH 7.9-8.5
    Other Names: Rainbow Cleaner Wrasse
  • Description
  • The Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse is a stunning and fairly rare wrasse from the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasses have a long slender body that has a strong horizontal black stripe, while the rest of its body is covered in a rainbow of yellows, blues and purples.

    Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasses reach a maximum adult size of around 5 inches and need to be kept in tanks that are at least 55 gallons in size. Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasses are strong jumpers and need to be kept in tanks with a tight fitting lid with no holes large enough for them to jump through.

    Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasses are extremely delicate fish and do very poorly in home aquariums. They are very sensitive to ammonia and often are harmed during shipping. Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasses also have very tiny mouths and will often starve in home aquariums. Tiny foods like baby brine shrimp, cyclopeeze, small pieces of mysis shrimp and even nori algae sheets can help your Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse stay healthy in your home tank. Having a Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse in a tank with large fish will also help them stay alive. Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasses will constantly pick dead skin and parasites off of large fish and stay fed.

    Please only consider a Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse if you are an expert aquarist or have had experience with this species before. Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any questions about the Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse and if it's the right fish for your tank.

    Tiny: Up to 1", Small: Over 1-1.5", Small / Medium: Over 1.5-2.5", Medium: Over 2.5-3.5", Medium / Large: Over 3.5-4.5", Large: Over 4.5-5.5", Extra Large: Over 5.5-6.5", Extra Extra Large: Over 6.5-7.5", Show Size: Over 7.5-9.5", Jumbo: Over 9.5"
 
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