Marble Wrasse

The juvenile Marble/Hortulanus Wrasse, also known as the Checkerboard Wrasse, is white with stripes, dots, and patches of black.

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The juvenile Marble/Hortulanus Wrasse, also known as the Checkerboard Wrasse, is white with stripes, dots, and patches of black. With maturity, it becomes silver with a distinctive black checkerboard pattern on the body. The dorsal fin and tail are yellow, and the face is light green with orange to pink striped markings.

A 125 gallon or larger aquarium with a sealed lid, a 2-3 inch sandy bottom to hide under if frightened, and other peaceful wrasses, including its own species, is a suitable environment.

Minimum Tank Size: 125 gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Compatible: With Caution
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 11″
Color Form: Black, Green, Orange, Red, White
Diet: Carnivore
Compatibility: View Chart
Origin: Fiji, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu
Family: Labridae

 

Approximate Purchase Size: Small 1-3/4″ to 2-1/4″, Medium 2-1/4″ to 3-1/2″, Large 3-1/2″ to 5″

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