Exquisite Fairy Wrasse


Fish Type: Reef SafeWrasse


Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus exquisitus


Species: Labridae

Color: Blue, Green, Orange, Purple, Red, Yellow
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Carnivore
Max Size: 5"
Minimum Tank Size: 90 gal
Relative Care: Easy
Photo Courtesy of Live Aquaria


A 90 gallon or larger aquarium, either fish-only or reef, with a shaded area is recommended. The Exquisite Wrasse will not pick on corals or invertebrates, making them an ideal fish for the reef aquarium. These wrasses do like to jump, so a tight fitting canopy is necessary.

The Exquisite Fairy Wrasse diet should include vitamin enriched frozen mysis shrimp, vitamin enriched frozen brine shrimp, and other meaty foods along with a high quality marine flake and marine pellet food.

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