Zigzag, Sand Wrasse / Halichoeres scapularis

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    Bantam, Connecticut

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Halichoeres scapularis

    COMMON NAME – Zigzag, Sand Wrasse

    SIZE – 7 in (20 cm)

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 90 gal (341 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Should be fed a variety of high quality marine meaty foods. Will also eat other crustaceans and some invertebrates.

    REEF COMPATIBILITY – With Caution, may eat invertebrates excluding corals.

    CAPTIVE CARE – This is a peaceful fish and should be kept with other peaceful fish. It prefers aquariums with 3 inch sand beds to sleep and hide in. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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