Yellow Banded Possum Wrasse (Wetmorella nigropinnata)

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Yellow Banded Possum Wrasse

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Yellow Banded Possum Wrasse

Wetmorella nigropinnata

57 Litres (15 US G.)

5.1-7.6cm (2-3 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Live Foods

4-5 years

Family

Labridae





Additional names

Yellow Banded Possum Wrasse, Banded Possum Wrasse, Pygmy Possum Wrasse, Arrowhead Wrasse

Additional scientific names

Cheilinus nigropinnatus, Wetmorella philippina, Wetmorella philippina bifasciata, Wetmorella ocellata, Wetmorella triocellata


Origin

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to the Marquesan and Pitcairn islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to the southern Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

In the wild inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs, in caves and crevices.

Behaviour

Identification

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