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Filamented Flasher Wrasse

Greek Name: (Paracheilinus filamentosus)

$39.99

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The Filamented Flasher Wrasse, also known as the Whip-fin Fairy Wrasse, originates from the waters of the Indo-Pacific. The Filamented Flasher Wrasse appears mostly red in color, with an underside that is white. Its fins appear yellow and have blue markings. The dorsal fin is long. The female’s color is dull when compared with the brilliance of the male. Males during courtship will change color very quickly, giving the common name. Colors can change based on the mood of the fish.

It is the Filamented Fish called the Flasher is tranquil active fish that will add color and energy to a reef or fish-only aquarium that is 55 gallons or more. They are not a nuisance to corals or other invertebrates which makes them the ideal fish to keep in the reef aquarium. One male could be kept in females in a group that are introduced prior to or even at the same time to the male. They are known to jump, which is why an appropriate canopy that is tight fit is suggested.

In the beginning, when the fish are introduced to the aquarium the live saltwater feeder shrimp are employed to draw the fish to take a bite. Foods should include several Shrimp feeders, flaked food as well as marine meats.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1″ to 2-1/2″

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Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color Form

Blue, Red, Yellow

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

3½"

Origin

Indonesia

Family

Labridae

Minimum Tank

55 gallons

Description

General information about Flasher Wrasse Filamented Flasher Wrasse

The Filamented Flasher Wrasse originates from the waters of the Indo-Pacific. The Filamented Flasher Wrasse appears mostly red with a white underside. Fins have yellow and have blue markings. The dorsal fins are elongated. The female’s color is subtle when compared with the brilliance of the male. Males during courtship will alter color rapidly, which gives it the name. The color may change depending on the mood of the fish. Filamented Fish called the Flasher is peaceful active fish that can add color and energy to a reef or fish-only aquarium. They are not a nuisance to corals or invertebrates, making them the ideal fish for reef aquariums. One male could be kept in an assortment of females who are introduced before or even at the same time to the male. They love to jump, therefore the use of a sturdy canopy is suggested.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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