Berghia Nudibranchs are available for immediate delivery!

  • -10%
  • Out-of-Stock
Melanurus Wrasse - Male (Halichoeres melanurus)
  • Melanurus Wrasse - Male (Halichoeres melanurus)
  • Melanurus Wrasse - Male (Halichoeres melanurus)

Melanurus Wrasse - Male (Halichoeres melanurus)

$53.99 Save 10%

We're sorry, this is currently out of Stock.
If you would like a specific fish, coral, or invertebrate, you can let us know using our Contact Us page.



Shipping and Returns policy


Security policy


Live Arrival Guarantee

The Melanurus Wrasse, Halichoeres melanurus, is very popular for it's bright colors and active nature. It is an active open water swimmer. It is approximately 3 inches long and eating a variety of captive meaty foods. This wrasse requires an aquarium of 50 gallons or more with a 2 inch sand bed for hiding when it becomes frightened or startled. It is an omnivore and will eat flake or frozen food. This fish is peaceful as long as it is the only fairy in a small aquarium. It is reef safe. Keep this fish in a covered tank as it is known for jumping. If kept as the only Melanurus Wrasse in the tank it will eventually morph into a male. The coloring will change slightly and become even more brilliant. It prefers frozen meaty foods. It may eat feather dusters, wild shrimp, tubeworms, and flatworms. It may also eat parasites off of tank mates. It may be shy when first introduced to your aquarium.

This fish is guaranteed for live arrival.

  • Care Level
  • Tank Requirements
    50 gal minimum
  • Reef Safe
  • Temperament
  • Diet
  • Current Size
    Approx. 2.5 inches
  • Full-Size
    Approx. 5 inches
  • Water Parameters
    NO3 0ppm, 72-78F, pH 8.1-8.4
  • Compatibility
    Click Here