General information regarding Ruby Head Fairy Wrasse
The Ruby Head Fairy Wrasse a calm fish that will be a stunning fish to add to the aquarium. It is beautiful with an orange body that is blue with red/orange flowing along the dorsal edges and a shining red face. Colors can vary from other shades of blue and purple based on the mood of the fish. If they are courting, males are likely to show a more intense color. This Ruby Head Fairy Wrasse will be a great addition to an aquarium with only fish or a reef. It needs a protected area far from light sources. They are not a nuisance to corals or other invertebrates, which makes them a perfect fish to be kept in the reef aquarium. These wrasses love to leap, and tight fitting canopy is recommended.
If you are concerned about jumping, Make sure that your aquarium has a secure canopy or screen cover to stop the Wrasse from leaping into your fish tank. They have been known to jump through the smallest holes in the canopy.
Wrasses are more comfortable with 2″ (5cm) sandy bed that allows them to sink into the sand for rest or when they feel they’re in danger. They’re generally calm, however, they can be aggressive towards other species.