Red-Tail Tamarind Wrasse - Anampses chrysocephalus - Red-Tail Tamarin - Redtail Tamarin Wrasse
Red-Tail Tamarind Wrasse - Anampses chrysocephalus The Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse is one of the more difficult species to keep. Though it is difficult adding it to your aquarium but Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse look gorgeous. Unfortunately the members of this genus have the lowest score in survivability The Red tail Tamarind Wrasse is a high maintenance fish. They do not ship well and usually refuse food when first acclimated .The Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse eats small invert (amphipods & foraminiferans), live feeder shrimp, worms. The Red tail Tamarind Wrasse is a salt water species and is found in regions of Hawaiian Island chain. It can be kept in reef aquarium but are frequent jumpers and are famous for ñjust dies overnightî. The Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse may act peacefully toward other fish. An aquarium of about 60 gallons or more is required to keep this beautiful Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse with lot of places to hide and swim. If this Wrasse that you just added to your display tank has suddenly vanished, do not fret , it is probably just buried under the sand, either sleeping or acclimating itself to its new surroundings.It needs thick layer of sand and gravel to bury itself for sleep and hiding from its tankmates. Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse can be handled by a specialized aquarist otherwise these fishes do not survive long.Red tail Tamrind Wrasse is a radical swimmer.The aquarium used for Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse should be secured properly as they have a history of jumping out of aquarium. Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse normally has a peaceful temperament.But it may pick fights and harras fish that are quite smaller in size as compared to them.Most of the females like to school together. Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse is a carnivore and you should make sure it gets enough food to sustain itself. Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse likes small invert (amphipods & foraminiferans), live feeder shrimp, worms. It is very difficult to breed Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse in captivity. Maximum Size:
The Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse grows up to 7 inches. General Size Specifications:
The small size will come to you generally 1 to 2 inches; the medium generally 3 to 4 inches; the large generally 5 to 6 inches. Minimum Tank Size:
The Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse prefers a tank of at least 60 gallons with plenty of places to hide & swim. Water Conditions: Keep water quality high (SG 1.020 - 1.025, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temp. 72 - 78Á F). Habitat:
Range: Hawaii. Feeding and Diet:
The Red Tail Tamarind Wrasse is a carnivore and likes to eat small invert (amphipods & foraminiferans), live feeder shrimp, worms.