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Black Leopard Wrasse
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Black Leopard Wrasse (Macropharyngodon negrosensis)
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Quick Stats

Care Level Expert Only
Temperament Peaceful
Color Form Black, White
Diet Carnivore
Reef Compatible Yes
Water Conditions 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size 4"
Origin Fiji
Family Labridae
Minimum Tank Size 50 gallons
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Overview

The Black Leopard Wrasse, also known as Leopard Wrasse or Yellowspotted Wrasse, has a dark body with light blue to yellowish spots. The dorsal fin has black and white diagonal stripes, and it may have red highlights on the tail and head.

A 50 gallon or larger aquarium with well established live rock and a layer of live sand is recommended. They will do best when introduced in groups of three or more. It eats small invertebrates (foraminiferans and amphiopods) that grow on live rock.

The Black Leopard Wrasse diet should include vitamin enriched frozen mysis shrimp, vitamin enriched frozen brine shrimp, and other meaty foods along with a high quality marine flake and marine pellet food.<

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

Please note: We guarantee that ALL aquaria species we offer will arrive alive and in good condition. However, because of the increased level of care required for this particular species, it has been designated as "Expert Only." This species is recommended only for the expert aquarist, zoo, or research institution please.

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