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Halichoeres melanurus - Hoeven's Wrasse

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Stunning wrasse with a purpose . these beautiful wrasse and genrally peacefull fish , and will help most reef aquariums by eating pests like pyramid snails and flatworms , but they may also consume tube worms and small ornamental shrimps . 

they add colour and personality to all reef aquariums and dont get very big , full adult males are about 12-14cm 

the Melanurus is a top chloce for comunity reef aquariums , and these fish will burry under the sand to sleep at night . 

Temps should be around 24-28 degrees 

Salinity should be around 1.021-1.028 but stable 

Nitrates and phosphates should as low as possible and nitrite and ammonia should always be undetectable .