Scientific Name: Gomphosus careuleusSpecies:
Diet: Formula I & II, Flake, Meaty foods
Minimum Tank Size: 120 gallons
Relative Care: Easy
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Male/Female – A wrasse that gets up to about 12 inches. Males have a dark green color and are called the Green Bird Wrasse. Females are a much lighter two-tone color and are called the Brown Bird Wrasse. They need rocks to hide in and open space to swim around. They are reef safe but will eat invertebrates and may pick on clams, so you need to be careful when placing one in a reef tank. You can keep one male together with a bunch of females if you have the space, as they are a larger wrasse. They do well with other fish as long as the other fish aren’t that aggressive.