Eightline Flasher Wrasse

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

  1. FAMILY - Labridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudocheilinus octotaenia

    COMMON NAME – Eightline Flasher wrasse

    SIZE – 4 in (11 cm)

    RANGE - Red Sea

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 50 gal (189 gal)

    CARE LEVEL - Easy

    TEMPERAMENT - Peaceful

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



    CAPTIVE CARE - This is a peaceful fish and should be kept with other peaceful tankmates. It can be kept with members of its own species if they are introduced at the same time and with only one male per tank. If an all female group is introduced to the tank, the dominant female may change to male. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 15, 2014
    jhnrb, Aug 7, 2009