General information regarding Yellow Fin Flasher Wrasse
The Yellowfin Flasher wrasse is an active, but peaceful show-stopper that makes the perfect addition to your tranquil reef aquarium. The female’s color is somewhat subdued when compared with the brilliance that the male has. The male in courtship can change color very quickly and hence its name. Colors can change based on the mood of the fish, as well as their age however, the majority of adult male Yellowfin Flasher Wrasse are vivid red, with a subtle blue line running along the bottom of the dorsal fin. Sometimes, there is a slight blue stripe that runs all the way down the back from the middle part of the caudal fin (tail). They are distinct by having one to four filaments of orange or red that extend from the dorsal fin. These may change color to yellow or white when they are courting. In their natural habitats, Yellowfin Flasher Wrasse has been observed from shallow crests up to levels of up to 114 feet. in protected reefs. It is important to have ample rockwork to build an area to sleep, although most of the time, Yellowfin Flasher Wrasse likes to school on the surface along with other Wrasse. Males can be kept in females in a group who are introduced before or in the same manner to the male. They are known to jump, therefore an appropriate canopy that is a tight fit is advised.