Ruby Longfin Fairy Wrasse

Latin name: (Cirrhilabrus rubeus)

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color(s)

Orange, Red

Diet

Carnivore

Preferred Conditions

Easy

Avg. Max Size

3"

Minimum Tank Size

Family

Labridae

The Ruby Longfin Fairy Wrasse is a great choice for the reef aquarium. Not only does it bring a splash of vibrant color to the tank, it is also a lively fish that can add to the excitement of the tank. Furthermore, its genus Cirrhilabrus is known for its ability to mix well with other fish if introduced to the tank at the same time, making it one of the best fish for the reef tank setting. With its great coloration and activity, the Ruby Longfin Fairy Wrasse is a great addition to any reef aquarium.

The Ruby Longfin Fairy Wrasse is an omnivore and requires a varied diet to stay healthy and active. It is important to provide a variety of vitamin-enriched frozen mysis shrimp, brine shrimp, and other meaty foods, as well as a high quality marine flake and marine pellet food. With the right diet, this species can live a long and healthy life. Moreover, frequent feedings of smaller amounts can help ensure that the fish receives the best nutrition. Additionally, regular water changes and appropriate tank maintenance are important for this species to thrive.

The approximate purchase size for a small and medium is 1-1/4″ to 2″ and 2″ to 3″, respectively.

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