Royal Flasher Wrasse Info
The Royal Flasher Wrasse (Paracheilinus angulatus) has stunning coloration as well as hardiness and activity levels, making them extremely popular in the hobby of aquariums. When you are starting a new aquarium the Carpenter’s Wrasse is able to live in groups. They should be the first fish added because they can be harmed by other fish. Additionally, females should be introduced prior to males due to the same reason. Males are slightly bigger and females are lighter. Their colors will change and flash when they are in courtship. It is recommended to have a secure lid since they are known for jumping out. Their diet should consist of frozen meaty items such as brine shrimp and marine pellets as well as flakes. This wrasse has a very high metabolism and is recommended to eat a few smaller meals, rather than two large meals per day. They are small in adult size of 3″ this is another explanation they are so sought-after. Their an orange coloration, with red and blue horizontal stripes as well as an underside that is yellow/pink.