Black Leopard Wrasse EXPERT ONLY

Greek Name: (Macropharyngodon negrosensis)



The black leopard Wrasse also called leopard Wrasse as well as Yellowspotted Wrasse has a dark body that is dotted with lighter blue-yellowish spots. The dorsal fin features white and black diagonal stripes. It could be red-colored on the head and tail.

A 90 gallon or bigger aquarium that has well-established live rock and the addition of live sand are suggested. They do best placed in groups of 3 or more. It feeds on tiny vertebrates (foraminiferans as well as amphiopods) which grow on live rocks.

The diet of the Black Leopard Wrasse should comprise vitamin-enriched frozen mysis shrimps, vitamin-enriched frozen brine shrimp, as well as other meaty food items, in addition to the high quality marine flake, and marine pellet food.

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

Please note: We promise that ALL aquarium species we sell will be alive and in good shape. But, due to the higher degree of maintenance required for this particular species, it was classified as “Expert only.” This species is suggested only for aquarists who are experts or zoo or research institutions. Expert only aqua life is exempt from our guarantee for a period of time after their arrival.


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Care Level

Expert Only



Color Form

Black, White



Reef Compatible


Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size






Minimum Tank

90 gallons


General information regarding Leopard Wrasse

The Leopard Wrasse species has two distinct appearances based on gender. Females are white, with numerous irregular black or brown spots that have blue or white edges that cover all of the body. Female fins can contain hints of yellow or brown. Males sport an orange-red background with green streaks that cover the body. A tank that is well-established with live rock and an additional layer of live sand is suggested. They do best they are introduced as groups of 3 or more. It feeds on tiny vertebrates (foraminiferans as well as amphiopods) that grow on live rock.

Additional information


Large, Medium, Small

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