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China Wrasse


The China Wrasse or Black-Backed Wrasse has an elongated girthy body. It has a shade of black on the top half of the body and white on the lower half.


The China Wrasse requires a well-established tank with plenty of live rock and thick sandy substrate.  It will pick at many unwanted organisms in the tank but will also eat larger invertebrates. Difficult to feed in the home aquarium.

Scientific Name: Anampses neoguinaicus

Max Size: 9"

Diet: frozen mysis shrimp, vitamin enriched frozen brine shrimp, and other meaty foods along with a high quality marine flake and marine pellet food

Require 120+ gallon tank

Medium: 3.5" to 4.5"