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Harlequin Sweetlips

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Harlequin Sweetlips

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Community
Reef Safe: With Caution
Family: Haemulidae
Native To: Indo-Pacific
Diet: Carnivore
Adult Size: Up to 29″
Temperature: 72-78° F
Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.025, pH 8.1-8.4, dKH 8-12
Care Level: Expert
Tank Size: 150+ Gallons
Scientific Name: Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides
Environment: Marine

Brown with white spots as a juvenile
Strict carnivore
Grows to almost three feet in length