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  • Wrasse - Orange

    • Orange wrasse goes through different colour phases depending on their age and sex, It’s colours are highly variable from grey to brown to bright orange and red-brown. Males have black and white splotching on their backs, females have several white lines under their eyes, but lack the blotches seen in males.


    • Scientific Name: Pseudolabrus luculentus
    • Habitat: Found around New Zealand including the Kermadec Islands over rocky reefs at depths up to 50m.
    • Temperament: Predatory if it fits in its mouth it will be eaten.Can be aggressive.
    • Tank Age/Maturity: 400 litres preferably larger at least 3 months old.
    • Diet: Feeds mainly on small benthic invertebrates like ophiuroids, chitons, amphipods, and small gastropods. Will eat anything you feed it once acclimatised
    • Threatened Species: N/A
    • Special Requirements: Need room to swim,
    • Size: 40 - 60cm
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