Lanceolatus Fairy Wrasse (Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: Western Pacific Ocean
Depth: 139 to 198 ft. Size: 6 in. Jumps: Yes Space: 55+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful
Natural History: The Lanceolatus Fairy Wrasse is found on steep rocky outer reef slopes. It has only been collected from a few sites in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Males are a salmon pink color with a green or off-color from operculum to tail. Females are red with white body lines.
Husbandry: The Lanceolatus Fairy Wrasse is a deep water wrasse that will likely thrive better in a dimly lit aquarium. It is best to keep only one male per tank. It can jump so a good cover is a must.
AKA: Longtail Fairy Wrasse
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