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Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse

Greek Name: (Labroides dimidiatus)

$34.99

The Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse is found singly, in pairs and in groups. This fish is unique and forms an symbiotic connection with other species through installing a cleansing station to eliminate parasites that might have attached to themselves. The Cleaner Wrasse is able to invite fish to join their cleaning station by calming the up and down motion from their tails. The fish can even wash the insides of mouths of larger fish and the gills.

Produced by a brief supply chain that runs through the Western Indian Ocean in very tiny numbers. This species, known as the African bluestreak and the Maldivian Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasses are able to thrive in your home aquarium. With the need for specialized care, we suggest these species be only considered by an experienced marine aquarist. It is believed that the Bluestreak cleaner Wrasse requires plenty of space to swim in since they are extremely active and must be kept in a tank with different shaped and colored fishes in a community aquarium. A well-fitting enclosure or canopy is essential because they are able to leap out of open-top aquariums or open overflow containers with reef-ready displays.

The Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse needs to be fed small amounts that are fresh and meaty foods frequently throughout the day since they don’t have the capacity to consume huge meals in one sitting. A good selection of foods to choose from is small bits of vitamin-rich mysis shrimp frozen and vitamin-rich brine shrimp, as well as other small, meaty meals. Once they are fully adapted to the aquarium at home, these fishes may be provided with a premium quality marine flake, as well as tiny marine pellets food to complement their regular diet of nutritious frozen food.

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

 

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Care Level

Difficult

Temperament

Peaceful

Color Form

Black, Blue, White

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

Yes

Water Conditions

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

Max Size

5½"

Origin

Africa, Indonesia, Maldives, Sri Lanka

Family

Labridae

Minimum Tank

90 gallons

Description

General information regarding the Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse

It is an exceptional fish that establishes a symbiotic bond with other species by cleaning fish to get eat parasites that could have bonded. The Cleaner Wrasse invites fish to clean their area through a calm upward and downward motion in their tails. The fish can even cleanse the insides of larger fish’s mouths as well as the gills. They are sourced through a very short supply chain that runs through the Western Indian Ocean in very small quantities This species, known as the African common cleaner and the Maldivian Worasses can thrive in your home aquarium. It requires specialized care and we suggest these species be only considered by a knowledgeable marine aquarist. The common cleaner wrasse requires lots of space to swim in because they are extremely active fish and should be kept in a tank with different shaped and colored fishes within the communal marine aquarium. A secure enclosure or canopy is vital because they can jump from open-topped aquariums, or even into unprotected overflow boxes with reef-ready displays.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small