Thicklip Wrasse


Scientific Name: Hemigymus melapte

Fish Care

Fish Diet: Formula I & II, Meaty Foods
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Reef Safe: No
Minimum Tank Size: 120gal
Max Size:
Relative Care: Medium


This is a large wrasse that goes through pretty big color changes. Its an aggressive eater, especially when it gets older and larger. Small juveniles aren’t that aggressive and a lot of them don’t make it. It is a very interesting fish when it has its juvenile color pattern, which has a red eye.