General information regarding Scarlet Pin Stripe Wrasse
This Scarlet Pin Stripe Wrasse has a dark red-maroon color, with a series of small horizontal stripes that run across the entire body. From the gill cover to the a light blue stripe, or mark appears beneath each eye. It needs an aquarium that has a plenty of hideouts and live rock in which to hunt for food. Sometimes, it will act aggressively towards peaceful wrasses, therefore it is recommended to introduce this species only after the first in the aquarium. It looks for live food sources that are tiny crustaceans, such as Pyramidellid snails (clam parasites) flatworms (commonsal) and bristleworms. These make this fish a perfect option for the reef aquarium.