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Will attempt to jump out. Sand substrate would help. The endemic, Labroides phthirophagus, Randall 1958, Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse.
Maximum Size: the Labroides phthirophagus grows up to 12 inches.
Minimum Tank Size: The Golden Cleaner Wrasse (Hawaii) prefers a tank of at least 30 gallons with plenty of places to hi
Diet: The Labroides phthirophagus is a carnivore and likes to eat variety of chopped crustaceans, fish pieces, shrimp, shellfish, squid.
Level of Care: The Golden Cleaner Wrasse (Hawaii) is a high maintenance fish.
Behavior: The Golden Cleaner Wrasse (Hawaii) may act peacefully toward other fish.
Water Conditions: Keep water quality high (SG 1.020 - 1.025, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temp. 72 - 78 F).
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