Fish Type: Reef Safe
Scientific Name: Halichoeres melanurus
Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons
Relative Care: Easy
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The Melanurus Wrasse is a beautiful and productive reef inhabitant. It has been known to eat flatworms and other reef pests. It’s a sand burrowing wrasse so a sand bed is needed to keep it completely happy. This fish maxes out at about 4.5 inches. It’s a hardy fish that will readily take prepared foods.