Conde's Fairy Wrasse (Cirrhilabrus condei)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: Western Pacific Ocean
Depth: 10 to 76 ft. Size: 3.5 in. Jumps: Yes Space: 30+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful
Natural History: Conde's Fairy Wrasse is usually found in loose groups around reef areas with large rocks and rubble. They remain close to the substrate and will defend cracks and crevices that serve as retreats. Groups generally consist of males, females, and juveniles. Males have a unique black line, passing lengthwise through their dorsal fin.
Husbandry: Conde's Fairy Wrasse is a hardy aquarium species. Males are likely to be aggressive toward other fairy wrasses. One male can be kept with several females, but they should all be introduced to the aquarium together.
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