The Potters Wrasse is also known as Potter’s Leopard Wrasse, Geoffroy’s Wrasse, or Shortnose Wrasse. It has an orange peach body with numerous bright blue markings.Potter’s Wrasse is rarely aggressive and is best kept in peaceful tanks with other non-aggressive fish. Potter’s Wrasse has a peaceful temperament. Although hermaphroditic, males will often fight if kept together. Females tend to prefer to school. Potter’s Wrasse eats specifically foraminiferous (small red spiked formations on rocks), copepods and amphipods. Like other wrasse Potter’s Wrasse is generally compatible with: Large Angelfish, Boxfish, Damselfish and Tangs and Surgeons. They are not compatible with: Batfish, Pseudochromis, Seahorse, Pipefish, and Sharks & Rays. Potter’s Wrasse is shy and need plenty of cover to hide from its tank mates. Potter’s Wrasse is difficult is keep in captivity.
- Scientific Name: Macropharyngodon geoffroyi
- Max Size: 4.5″
- Origin: Hawaii
- Diet: enriched frozen mysis and brine shrimp, black worms, and other frozen meaty preparations
- Aquarium Size: 70+ gallon tank
- Shipping Size: Approx. Small 2 inches’, Medium: 3 to 4 inches