Thalassoma loxumis commonly referred to as Slant-band wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Thalassoma loxum are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Thalassoma loxum, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Thalassoma loxum, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Randall & Mee, 1994
Thalassoma loxum lives in the Gulf of Oman and around Socotra Island in the western Indian Ocean.
The fish is not very common and occurs in shallow reef in a depth form two meters.
Unfortunately there are no detailed information about the habitat, its behavior and the nutrition.