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The term "Green Wrasse" is somewhat generic as there are several species of wrasse that exhibit green coloration. One example is the Green Coris Wrasse (Coris gaimard), also known as the Green Wrasse or Queen Coris. Here are some details:



  • Average Size: 6-8 inches
  • Max Size: Up to 8 inches
  • Tank Size Required: Suitable for medium to larger marine aquariums; a tank size of at least 75 gallons is recommended.


Temperament: Green Wrasse species are generally peaceful, but it's essential to consider their territorial nature, especially when keeping more than one wrasse in the same tank.


Unique Traits: Green Wrasse are known for their vibrant green coloration with a striking purple stripe along their body. They have an elongated and streamlined body shape.


Origin: Indigenous to the Indo-Pacific region, Green Wrasse species are found in coral-rich environments, often near reefs.


Other Names:

  • Coris gaimard
  • Green Coris Wrasse
  • Queen Coris


Care Level: Moderate


Diet: Green Wrasse are carnivores and feed on a variety of small invertebrates, crustaceans, and small fish. In captivity, they can be fed a diet of high-quality marine pellets, frozen or live foods such as brine shrimp or mysis shrimp.


Characteristics and Looks: Apart from their predominant green coloration, Green Wrasse often display additional markings, and their colors can change based on their mood or environment.


Water Parameters:

  • pH: 8.1-8.4
  • Salinity: 1.023-1.025
  • Temperature: 72-78°F


Disclaimer: "Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts is always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care."

Green Wrasse

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