Yellowfin Flasher Wrasse

Species information for the Yellowfin Flasher Wrasse, in the Wrasses category.

  1. FAMILY - Labridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Paracheilinus flavianalis

    COMMON NAME – Yellowfin Flasher Wrasse

    SIZE – 3.5 in (9 cm)

    RANGE - Indonesia

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 gal (113 L)

    CARE LEVEL - Difficult

    TEMPERAMENT- Peaceful

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Should be fed a variety of high quality marine meaty foods. Will also eat other small crustaceans. The should be fed several times a day because of its high metabolism.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY -

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Yes

    CAPTIVE CARE - This fish does best when kept with other peaceful tankmates. It is can be kept singly, but when kept in a harem the male will perform a colorful and interesting courtship rituals. The females are more subdued in color. The females should be introduced first, and then add only one male per aquarium. They can be kept with other species of wrasses. They prefer an aquarium with lots of rockwork. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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