Banana Wrasse - Thalassoma lutescens

Banana Wrasse - Thalassoma lutescens

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Care: Easy
Temperament:   Aggressive
Reef Safe: With Caution
Max Size:
Tank Size: 125gal


The Banana Wrasse is a species of large wrasse notable for the striking orange and green coloration on its head as well as the vibrant yellow on the bodies of juveniles and adult females while males take on an aqua blue coloration as they mature.          


Banana Wrasse are an active fish that grown to about 12", and should be kept in an aquarium of 125 gallons or more. They are often recommended for fish only system due to their propensity for eating inverts, however, they won't both corals, and may be kept in reef systems with the proper consideration. They have a reputation for being very aggressive and territorial with new additions, so it's suggested to add them last to any setup.        


Like other wrasse, Banana wrasse are predatory. Offer them plenty of meaty frozen foods such as mysis or other seafood blends.     

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