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Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse

Greek Name: (Paracheilinus carpenteri)

$49.99

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The Carpenter’s Wrasse is also called the Carpenter’s Wrasse or Redfin Wrasse is orange and has blue vertical stripes when it is the fish is a juvenile. When the fish matures and grows into an adult, the coloration changes to yellow and an array of broken vertical blue stripes. The dorsal fin has three elongated rays . They are colored red, with accents of blues and yellows. The colors of adult males are more intense during courtship, while females’ coloring and appearance is more subtle. Females don’t have the massive dorsal or anal fins.

This wrasse needs 55 gallon or larger tank with an easily-fitting lid as it’s a jumping. Grouping is acceptable and usually recommended, since females are more likely to inspire males to put on colourful display. Females must be introduced to tanks first. The fish is frequently harassed by other fish. Therefore, the Carpenter’s Flasher Worm should be the first fish to be introduced into the aquarium. It is recommended to keep it with calm tankmates.

A Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse diet should consist of mysis shrimp that are vitamin-enriched and frozen as well as vitamin-enriched brine shrimp frozen in brine, and other meaty meals, as well as the highest quality sea flake as well as marine pellets.

Approximate Size of Purchase: Small: 1-1/2″ to 2″; Medium: 2″ to 2-1/2″ Large: 2-1/2″ to 3″

 

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Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color Form

Blue, Orange

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

Yes

Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size

3"

Origin

Cebu, Indonesia, Sumatra

Family

Labridae

Minimum Tank

55 gallons

Description

General information about the Carpenters Flasher Wrasse

It is known as the Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse is orange with blue vertical stripes when it is an infant. As the fish matures and turns into an adult, its coloration turns yellow, with broken horizontal blue lines. The dorsal fin is adorned with three rays that are elongated and bright red with blues and yellows. The colors of adult males are more intense during courtship, while females’ looks and coloration are more subtle. Females do not possess huge dorsal and anal fins. The Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse requires an aquarium that has a tight fitting lid as it’s a jumping fish. Grouping is recommended and frequently recommended as females can help the male to make impressive display. Females must be introduced to tanks first. It is often harmed by other fish, so this species of wrasse needs to be the first fish to be introduced to the aquarium. It is recommended to keep it in peace with tankmates.

 

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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