Name : Filamented Flasher Wrasse Species : Wrasses
Family - Labridae
Scientific name - Paracheilinus filamentosus
Common name - Filamented Flasher Wrasse
Size – 3.5 in (9 cm)
Range - Solomon Islands
Min. Aquarium size - 30 gal (113 L)
Care Level – Easy
Temperament - Peaceful
Foods and feeding - Should be fed a variety of high quality marine meaty foods. Vegetable mater should also be offered.
Aquarium suitability -
Reef compatibility - Yes
Captive care - This fish does best when its kept with other peaceful tankmates. It is can be kept signally, but when kept in a harem the male will perform a colorful and interesting courtship rituals. The females are more subdued in color and don’t have the large anal and dorsal fins. The females should be introduced first, and then add only one male per aquarium. They can be kept with other species of wrasses. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.