Bluehead Fairy Wrasse

Species information for the Bluehead Fairy Wrasse, in the Wrasses category.

  1. FAMILY - Labridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura

    COMMON NAME – Blue Scalled, Bluehead Fairy, Yellow flank, Purple Head Parrot, Blue sided Wrasse

    SIZE – 5 in (13 cm)

    RANGE - Jakarta, Sumatra

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE – 90 gal (341 L)

    CARE LEVEL – Easy

    TEMPERAMENT - Peaceful

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Should be fed a variety of high quality marine meaty foods.



    CAPTIVE CARE – The Bluehead Fairy wrasse is a colorful addition to an aquarium, and can be mixed with other species in the genus Cirrhilabrus if they are added together. Individual fish can have a great variety of color patterns. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 30, 2014
    jhnrb, Aug 7, 2009