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
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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