Lubbocks Fairy Wrasse

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

  1. FAMILY - Labridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Cirrhilabrus lubbocki

    COMMON NAME – Mulitcolored Lubbocks Fairy Wrasse

    SIZE – 3.5 in (9 cm)

    RANGE - Indonesia

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 50 gallons (190 L)

    CARE LEVEL - Easy

    TEMPERAMENT – Semi-aggressive

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



    CAPTIVE CARE – This is a semi-aggressive fish and will do better with fish of similar temperament. If the aquarium is larger enough a mate can be kept with this fish. Males have more dramatic colors and patterns. The Lubbock’s Fairy Wrasse prefers a tank that has a shaded portion. Wrasses are known jumpers so the aquarium top should be covered.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 27, 2014
    jhnrb, Aug 7, 2009