This species varies in color considerably, but is usually bright red/orange color. Expect variations in color with this fish, as the intensity of color and patterns vary with the location of its natural habitat.The Longfin Fairy Wrasse is a great fish for the reef aquarium adding both bright color and activity. Wrasse of the genus Cirrhilabrus mix well together if they are introduced simultaneously to the tank and there are ample hiding places.The Wrasse family of fish is a large group of usually very colorful free swimming fish. These fish are powerful swimmers using their pectoral fins to propel them through the water. Wrasses usually have powerful jaws that enable them to crush their food, which includes worms. These fish usually have long continuous dorsal fins and are found in groups in the wild. The Wrasses are one of the few fish that will bury themselves in the sand when sleeping or during flight. As with most Pomacanthus Angels, these fish go through extraordinary color changes from juvenile to adult. Wrasses are also able to change their sex during these phase changes.
Longfin Fairy Wrasse