Purple Velvet Wrasses come from the waters of the Indo-Pacific and around the islands of the Maldives. Purple Velvet Wrasses grow to around 3 inches at full length and should be kept in an aquarium of at least 30 gallons in size to provide plenty of living and swimming room for these fish. Purple Velvet Wrasses are peaceful fish and can be kept in the reef aquarium with little problem. Beginning aquarium owners can keep this fish with little trouble at all. Purple Velvet Wrasses are carnivores and should be fed a steady diet of feeder fish and flaked foods for best health.
Size: Can grow up to 3 inches in length.
Feeding: Carnivore, should be fed plenty of meaty preparations for best health.
Aquarium: Saltwater, can be kept in a reef aquarium.
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Behavior: Peaceful, can be aggressive at times.
Compatibility: Can be kept in a community aquarium.