The Marble Wrasse, also known as the Checkerboard Wrasse, is white with stripes, dots, and patches of black. With maturity, it becomes silver with a distinctive black checkerboard pattern on the body. The dorsal fin and tail are yellow, and the face is light green with orange to pink striped markings. These are peaceful aquarium wrasse and hardy. Reef safe, the Marble Wrasse will even eat nuisance critters in the marine tank.
- Scientific Name: Halichoeres hortulanus
- Origin: Fiji
- Diet: vitamin enriched frozen mysis shrimp, vitamin enriched frozen brine shrimp, and other meaty foods along with a high quality marine flake and marine pellet food.
- Max Size: 10 inches
- Shipping Size: Approx. 3 to 4 inches