Filamented Flasher Wrasse

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

  1. FAMILY - Labridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Paracheilinus filamentosus

    COMMON NAME – Filamented Wrasse

    SIZE – 6 in (15 cm)

    RANGE - Indo-Pacific, Christmas Island, Solomon Islands

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 50 gal (189 gal)

    CARE LEVEL – Intermediate

    TEMPERAMENT - Peaceful

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



    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. 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