Where do fairy wrasse live?

Members of Cirrhilabrus are often referred to as the fairy wrasses. Representatives occur in the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean from southern Japan to Hawaii southward to the Pitcairn Islands.

Are exquisite wrasse reef safe?

The Exquisite Wrasse will not pick on corals or invertebrates, making them an ideal fish for the reef aquarium.

Can fairy wrasses be kept together?

Mixed genera and species of wrasses can be kept together with proper planning and research. Avoid housing two males of the same species together since they will inevitably battle, harm and potentially kill each other.

Are fairy wrasses reef safe?

It is an easy to care for fish and Scott’s Fairy Wrasse can be a good beginner fish if you disregard the high price. It is reef safe and rather friendly which makes it ideal for a community reef tank.

Are fairy wrasse aggressive?

As is the case with many coral reef fishes, fairy wrasses are more likely to attack species with similar color, form or behavior. In the aquarium, fairy wrasse aggression usually consists of chasing and charging, however, they will occasionally nip at and may injure an opponent.

How long do fairy wrasse live?

between 3 and 5 years
Wrasses live anywhere from 3 to 30 years, which is quite a notable difference in lifespan! The Humphead Wrasse can live for up to 30 years, while Fairy Wrasse species usually only live for between 3 and 5 years. Most species of wrasse have a lifespan of 5 to 8 years.

Can you mix flasher wrasses?

They do very well together. I have 7 different species of wrasses in a 155 gallon without any problems. Here is a good link to help guide you on which species play nice with other wrasses. Almost all the flasher wrasses are cool with others and most of the fairies are too.

How do wrasse fish sleep?

They not only sleep in their cocoon, but it masks their scent from predators. Being in a cocoon still allows these wrasses to be alert to any predators that may find them accidentally, and it allows them a chance to escape quickly.

Is wrasse a hardy fish?

These small, active fish are popular for a small marine aquarium. They are quite hardy, disease resistant, and long-lived. These fish will rid a few pests in the aquarium, like the pyramid snails and commensal flatworms. They are considered reef safe as they will not harm corals or coral anemones.

How much does a wrasse cost?

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Angular Flasher Wrasse Paracheilinus angulatus From $79.99 Blue Cleaner Wrasse Labroides dimidiatus From $29.99
Red Fin Fairy Wrasse Cirrhilabrus rubripinnis From $59.99 Red Margin Fairy Wrasse Cirrhilabrus rubrimarginatus From $79.99

Are wrasse shy?

They can be shy first few weeks. Theyre also jumpers.

Are wrasses hard to keep?

Some wrasses can be very difficult to keep, while others are among the easiest, and they have a wide variety of temperaments. The burrowing wrasses of interest include those in the Anampses, Coris, Halichoeres, and Macropharyngodon genera. These wrasses hide under the sand at night and/or when frightened.