General information on Scotts fairy Wrasse
Scott’s Fairy Wrasse originates from the waters of Australia, Cook Islands, and Fiji Each location has a distinct coloration from Cirrhilabrus scottorum. This is Scott’s Fairy Wrasse from Fiji and is predominantly green, featuring a striking black border at the fin’s dorsal. Scott’s Fairy Wrasse originating from the Cook Islands is bluer in the color, with yellow fins, and has more distinct breaks between the different colors. The variety that comes from Australia has redder fins, and the change in the body’s color is not as significant. Males and females members of the species are alike in color, but when they are courting, males are more intense in color. Colors can change based on the mood of the fish. This Scott’s Fairy Wrasse is an extremely peaceful active fish that can add color and energy to fish-only or reef aquariums. They won’t bother any corals or invertebrates, making them the perfect fish for reef aquariums. These wrasses love to leap, which is why a tight fitting lid is advised.