Flame Wrasse (Cirrhilabrus jordani)

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Flame Wrasse

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Flame Wrasse (Male)

Cirrhilabrus jordani

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::25 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::28 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-12 years

Family

Labridae



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Additional names

Flame Wrasse, Hawaiian Flame Wrasse, Flame Fairy Wrasse, Jordan's Fairy Wrasse


Origin

Sexing

The males upper 1/3 of their body and back is red the rest of their body is yellow, while the females body is entirely pinkish red.

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

A very attractive fish, the females are a vivid scarlet to deep pink with some yellow on the snout and belly, males have a yellow head, belly and flanks, and their back and caudal fin are pinkish red.

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