Birdmouth Wrasse (Gomphosus varius)
AKA Bird Wrasse, Birdnose Wrasse
Female 15cm, Male 20-25cm
Suggested minimum aquarium size when adult:
Will eat most frozen foods including Brineshrimp, Mysis and Cockle. Will usually take dried foods
Safe with corals, but will attack Shrimps, Crabs, Molluscs and even small fish.
Usually mixes well with other peaceful fish of a similar size. Do not keep with small fish, as it may eat them.
Females are white with blue and brown, males are larger and are a deep green colour. This fish is an active swimmer, make sure there is plenty open space for it.
For more information ask a member of staff in store.
This is a library photo of a 12cm female Birdmouth Wrasse taken at The WaterZoo, exact appearance may differ due to natural variations and lighting conditions.