Yellow Fin Fairy Wrasse

Greek Name: (Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis



The Yellow-Fin Fairy wrasse is predominantly white and red in coloration with yellow dorsal fin. Females in this particular species as with other wrasses of the Cirrhilabrus genus, tend to be pink with white on the underside. In the event of courtship, males exhibits a greater level of intensity. These wrasses are in constant motion, allowing for the most endless amount of entertainment for saltwater fish or reef aquariums.

A 55 gallon or bigger aquarium, whether fish-only or with an area that is shaded is suggested. The Yellow-Fin Fairy will never bother tank mates or invertebrates which makes them ideal for every reef fish tank. The fish like to jump, which is why a well-fit canopy is needed.

Yellow Fin Fairies Wrasse’s diet should consist of vitamin-enriched frozen mysis shrimp, vitamin-enriched brine shrimp frozen in brine, and other meaty meals, along with the highest quality marine flake and marine pellets.

Approximate size of the purchase: 1-3/4″ to 3″


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Care Level




Color Form

Red, White, Yellow



Reef Compatible


Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size






Minimum Tank

55 gallons


General information about the Yellow Fin Fairy Wrasse

The Yellow-Fin Fairy Wrasse is mainly white and red in color with dorsal fins that are yellow. Females from this particular species as with other wrasses of the Cirrhilabrus genus, tend to be pink, with a white underside. If they are courting, males exhibit a greater intensity of color. They are constantly in motion, offering the opportunity for endless activity in either an aquarium with only saltwater fish or a reef aquarium. An aquarium that is fish-only or reef with a shaded space, is highly recommended. The Yellow-Fin Fairy will be unaffected by fish or invertebrates, which makes them perfect for every reef fish tank. They do enjoy jumping which is why a well-fit canopy is needed.


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