General information about the Chiseltooth Wrasse
The Chiseltooth Wrasse Pseudodax moluccanus is a stunningly colored and peaceful addition to the home aquarium, and is perfect for the professional aquarist. Like all wrasses, it exhibits fascinating behavior and also has an elongated jaw, which assists in feeding. Chiseltooth Wrasse is among the largest specimens of the genus. It can grow to up to 1 foot in size. A Chiseltooth Wrasse is considered to be the ideal choice for an experienced aquarist or research aquarium. Similar to other Labrids, these fish may attempt to jump from the tank therefore a well-fitting lid and overflow boxes that are covered are essential. Wild, adults are generally located along drop-offs that are less than 50 feet, near caves, while juveniles tend to hide in caves. The only species that is part of the Genus Pseudodax is the Chiseltooth Wrasse is closely related to the parrotfish and can display similar behaviors to wrasses belonging to the Genus Anampes.