Katherine’s Fairy Wrasse


Fish Type: Reef SafeWrasse


Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus katherinae


Species: Labridae

Color: Purple, Red, White, Yellow
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Carnivore
Max Size: 4"
Minimum Tank Size: 90 gal
Relative Care: Easy
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The ideal setup for the Katherine’s Fairy Wrasse is an established marine aquarium of at least 50 gallons aquascaped with a generous amount of live rock and plenty of open spaces to swim. Katherine’s Fairy Wrasse is considered reef safe and should be housed in aquariums with other peaceful tankmates. A covered aquarium is a must since wrasses are known to be jumpers.

The Katherine’s Fairy Wrasse diet should include vitamin enriched frozen/thawed mysis shrimp, vitamin enriched frozen/thawed brine shrimp and other meaty foods along with a quality marine flake and pellet food.

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