Blue Striped Tamarin Wrasse EXPERT ONLY



The Blue Striped Tamarin Wrasse Also called the Femininus Wrasse or Blue-tail Wrasse is a moderately-sized wrasse which is beautiful colored. They sport an elongated body that has a dorsal as well as an the anal fin, which extends nearly all the way around the fish. Females are predominantly yellow, with many vivid blue stripes while the tail itself is blue, which is why they are known by their common name. The Blue Striped Tamarin Wrasse needs an 180-gallon or bigger aquarium that has a bottom made of sand in which it can burrow to rest, or when it's in danger. A tightly fitting lid is essential, since they will frequently try to escape from an aquarium's display. A good aquarium should contain lots of living rock to use for hunting and hiding in search of food. They're a wonderful feature for a aquarium's reef or fish-only display aquariums and are not likely to cause harm to sessile invertebrates or soft or stone corals. Blue Striped Tmarin Worasse diet should include vitamin-enriched frozen mysis shrimps, vitamin-enriched brine shrimp frozen in brine, and other meaty food items Approximate Size of Purchase: Small: 1" to 2"; Medium: 2" to 3"; Large: 3" or larger We are able to guarantee that ALL aquarium species we sell will be alive and in good health. However, due to the higher amount of attention required for this specific species, it is classified as "Expert only." This species is only recommended to the aquarist who is an expert or zoo institution. Expert only aquatic life is not covered by our warranty after arrival.  
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Info about the Blue Striped Tamarin Wrasse The Blue Striped Tamarin Wrasse (Anampses femininus) is rare there is hardly any more beautiful or rarer as the blue-striped tamarin Wrasse (Anampses femaleus). This rare fish is an absolute beauty, however they're not easy to find. They appeared on the aquarium scene just a couple of years back. The first wrasse of tamarin to be introduced was a female species, and for the past few years, this was all that was imported. The situation changed in the year 2011 however it was when Quality Marine brought in the first male Blue Stripe Tamarin wrasse. These rare wrasses are vibrant yellow in the front which blends into a neon blue posterior the light blue horizontal lines make the fish stunning. The Tamarin Blue Striped Wrasse is regarded among the top stunning species of wrasses and is located within regions such as the Indo-Pacific, Africa, Red Sea, and Great Barrier Reef regions.   Diet of the Blue Striped Tamarin Wrasse Their diet should comprise of meaty food items, like Vitamin-rich frozen bring shrimp, mysis shrimp, as well high-quality seafood pellets as well as flakes.
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