Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus)
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Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse
1.02 - 1.025
8.1 - 8.4
This animal is available captive bred
- Common Cleaner Wrasse, Bluestreak Cleanerfish, Blue-streak Cleaner Wrasse, Common Cleanerfish
- Widely distributed throughout the Indo-Pacific, from East Africa to Hawai'i.
- Not sexually dimorphic, close examination required.
- Cleaner. Will remove parasites from fish. While sometimes known as a finicky eater that only cleans, it is known that they may take to Cyclops, and Brine Shrimp.
- Reef tank
- Placid. Will clean parasites off the fish.
- White, with a black stripe running horizontally to advertise its cleaning services, and a white-to-blue body
- The first captive breeding of this species was unintentional, accidentally bred alongside Clarion Angelfish, the originally intended species to be bred. They were stocked with the angelfish to provide cleaning services to the angelfish. Subsequent fry was collected, and raised alongside the angelfish fry.