SCIENTIFIC NAME - Halichoeres chrysus
COMMON NAME – Yellow, Canary, Golden Rainbow Wrasse, Yellow Coris
SIZE – 5 in (13 cm)
MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE – 50 gal (189 L)
FOODS AND FEEDING - Should be fed a variety of high quality marine meaty foods. Will also eat other crustaceans.
REEF COMPATIBILITY – With caution, may eat ornamental shrimp
CAPTIVE CARE – This is a peaceful fish that does best with other peaceful fish. It can be kept with other wrasses. It requires a 3 inch sand bed to hide in when frightened and to sleep in at night. It will eat fireworms and pyramidellid snails, along with feather dusters, small ornamental shrimp, tubeworms and flatworms. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.