Dragon Rockmover Wrasse

Live FishSKU: DRAG-WRASS

Price:
Sale price£35.99

Description

Dragon Wrasse

The Dragon Wrasse, also known as the Rockmover Wrasse, has notable first two dorsal spines that form a "cow-lick." It can be kept with fish that are aggressive or larger than it is, but should be housed with more passive fish as a juvenile. House only one per tank. Rockmover Wrasse should not be placed in a reef aquarium. Your marine aquarium should also have a tight-fitting lid to prevent it from jumping out.

Adult fish live on shallow, semi-exposed reef flats and in lagoons and seaward reefs to depths of 14–25m. They prefer hard-bottomed grassy areas of mixed sand and rubble with exposure to a mild surge. Juveniles favor shallow areas on rubble among large patch reefs or protected open patches on reef crests.

Please be aware that the image is for illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the size, colour, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.

Features
Approx. supplied size: 10cm
Maximum size: 30cm

Origin: Fiji, Hawaii
Family: Labridae

Reef safe: No

Water conditions
pH: 8.1-8.4
dKH: 8-12
Salinity: 1.020 - 1.025

Temperature: 25-27 °C

Ease of care
Moderate. Semi-aggressive. Care must be taken to prevent jumping out of aquarium - a cover lid is essential.
A large 300+ litre aquarium with a 2-3" sandy substrate is recommended. The Dragon Wrasse will sleep in the sand.

Diet
Carnivore. The Dragon Wrasse diet should include enriched frozen food like frozen mysis shrimp, frozen brine shrimp, and other meaty foods along with a high quality marine flake and marine pellet food.

Compatibility
Not reef safe.
As the Dragon Wrasse matures it will eat crustaceans, snails, shrimp, starfish, smaller fish, worms, and other invertebrates.

Life Span
They can live to anything from 3-5 years in perfect conditions.

Placing your Order

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