General information on Blunthead Wrasse
Blunthead Wrasse is distinguished by its aesthetically sharp or round head which is accentuated by its rod-shaped body. As with other species of wrasse, the Blunthead Wrasse displays notable color differences between them, depending on gender and age. This Blunthead Wrasse is transformed from an uninteresting fish to an impressive fish, sporting stunning variations of vibrant colors. In the beginning, male and female Blunthead Wrasses are nearly the same. A dark brown stripe with uneven edges extends across the body. The dark stripe is across the entire dorsal region as well as the orange flash visible in the peduncle ruins the white primary coloring of both female and male Blunthead Wrasses. When they reach adulthood, male Blunthead Wrasses are seen to bloom with vivid hues. The frontal region develops beautiful blue-green colors that transform into stunning yellow. A black body makes up the last element of this stunning rainbow-like effect. It is believed that the Blunthead Wrasse needs to be kept within 75-gallon or more of an aquarium with plenty of live rock to hide in as well as a sandy substrate to crawl into in the evening. In addition to plenty of space to hide in, an open area is necessary to accommodate the swimmers who are fast and lively Blunthead Wrasse. In large aquariums, a variety of starting stages and young Blunthead Wrasse are able to be kept in relative peace. As they age they show more aggression and must be kept as one in ta Fish Only With Live Rock aquarium that is populated with friendly tankmates.