General information on the Linespot Flasher Wrasse
The Linespot Flasher Wrasse is among the most tranquil members of all Flasher Wrasse. This stunning fish is a spectacular show-stopper and is a great addition to your peaceful reef aquarium. The female’s coloring is subdued if you compare it to the brightness of males. Males during courtship will change color very quickly which is why it has its name. Colors can change based on the mood of the fish however the majority of males Linespot Flasher Wrasses are vibrant red, with the dorsal fin’s yellow base color, with red filaments and subtle blue flowing across the length of the dorsal fin connects to the body. The fish is unique in that they have 4 or 8 filaments that are red/orange on the outside on the back of their dorsal fins that can change in color to yellow or white during the courtship display. In their natural habitats, Linespot Wrasse has been observed from shallow crests up to depths up to 130 feet. in protected reefs. Make sure you have ample rockwork you can hide and create an area to sleep, although often Linespot Flasher Wrasse likes to school within the waters column along with other Wrasse. One male could be kept in an assortment of females which are introduced before or in the same manner to the male. These wrasses love to jump, which is why the use of a sturdy canopy is advised.