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Provide places to hide. Thalassoma lucasanum (Gill 1862), the Cortez Rainbow Wrasse AKA (for males) the Lollipop Wrasse. This tropical east Pacific beauty can be "hard as nails."
Maximum Size: the Thalassoma lucasanum grows up to 4 inches.
Minimum Tank Size: The Mexican Rainbow/Rock Wrasse prefers a tank of at least 80 gallons with plenty of places to hide
Diet: The Thalassoma lucasanum is a carnivore and likes to eat meaty treats (like live feeder, fiddler crabs, small fish & grass shrimp).
Level of Care: The Mexican Rainbow/Rock Wrasse is a medium maintenance fish.
Behavior: The Mexican Rainbow/Rock Wrasse may act aggressively toward other fish.
Hardiness: this is a moderately hardy fish
Water Conditions: Keep water quality high (SG 1.020 - 1.025, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temp. 72 - 78 F).
Range: Central America.
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