Fish Database

Radiant or Iridis Wrasse

Scientific Name: Halichoeres iridis

Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Formula I & II, Mysis shrimp
Max Size:
Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons
Relative Care: Experts Only
Photo Courtesy of Among the Reef

The Radiant or Iridis Wrasse comes from Africa and doesn’t show up very often. It’s a very tough fish to keep as it doesn’t usually eat and eventually starves to death. Needs sand to drive into and also a tight cover as and it will jump. Most seem to die and should only be handled by experts.

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