Fish Guide

Redfin Fairy Wrasse   (Cirrhilabrus rubripinnis)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: Indo-Pacific Region, and Western Pacific Ocean
Depth: 33 to 98 ft.   Size: 3 in.   Jumps: Yes   Space: 30+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Moderate   Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Zooplankton
Natural History: The Redfin Fairy Wrasse is found on reef slopes among corals and rubble. It is usually found mixed-species groups with other fairy wrasses. Males are reported to cover large reef areas and engage in colorful displays that include fin extension and color intensification.
Husbandry: The Redfin Fairy Wrasse is considered a hardy aquarium species. Males are likely to be aggressive toward other fairy wrasses. This species is considered an excellent addition to shallow or deep-water systems. It should be housed with peaceful tankmates.

AKA: Red Fairy Wrasse

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