Yellow Wrasse - Halichoeres Chrysus

Yellow Wrasse - Halichoeres Chrysus

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Please note - All our marine livestock can only be kept in saltwater aquariums, not freshwater aquariums.

Scientific Name: Halichoeres chrysus

Please note – The image used above is for illustration purposes only; Size, colour and sex may vary. Many of our livestock species are sold as juveniles and have not yet reached their full size and colour potential. If you have any concerns about the size or colour of the livestock you wish to order, please contact our livestock team via our support centre before placing your order. Due to the large quantities of livestock orders daily, the livestock team will are unable to select fish / shrimp to meet specific gender or aesthetic needs.

How easy are they to care for?

Easy – intermediate

How large can they grow?


Where in the world are they from?

Eastern Indian Ocean to Central Pacific

What is the ideal number to keep together?

Can be kept in groups of 5-6 in larger tanks if added together.

What water conditions do they require?

SG: 1.020-1.025, pH: 8.1-8.4 23-27 deg C (73-81 deg F)

What should you feed them?

A mix of mysis, brine, copepods krill and fish/lobster eggs. Dried foods can be offered and will be accepted in time.

How compatible are they with other fish?

Caution to be taken with fanworms, small snails and shrimp. Can be kept with some other wrasse species, best to research which species are compatible. Best kept with other peaceful species.

Can they be bred in captivity?


Are they reef safe?