Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse



Other Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Names: Redfin Flasher Wrasse, Filamented Flasher Wrasse, Carpenter's Fairy Wrasse

Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Scientific Name: Paracheilinus carpenteri

Alternate Scientific Name: Paracheilinus sp.

Carpenter
Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Ease of Care: 9/10
9/10
Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Reef Safety: Reef Safe
Reef Safe
Temperature Range: 75°F-82°F
75°-82°
pH Range: 8.1-8.4
8.1-8.4
Salinity Range: 1.02-1.027
1.02-1.027
Group: Fairy and Flasher Wrasses (Fairy Wrasses)

Family: Labridae

Distribution: Western Pacific reefs

Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Adult Size: 3 inches (cm)

Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Minimum Tank Size: 29 gallons

Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Temperament: Generally peaceful, but multiple males will likely fight and compete over females.

Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Diet & Nutrition: Carnivorous - primarily eats zooplankton in the wild, but should be fed a varied diet of frozen foods such as mysis shrimp, protein based cubes or vegetable based cubes.

Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Description: A stunning and lively fish that would make a great addition to any reef tank. The carpenter's flasher wrasse is a great community fish and excellent citizen in a reef tank. Should be kept in harems with one male and several females for the best results and most brilliant color displays.

The Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse is a prolific jumper and should only be placed in reef tanks with a top or netting to prevent them from experiencing an untimely death.

Tank Mate Compatibility: The carpenter's flasher wrasse is easily bullied by more dominant or agressive species. It is best to place them in the tank first, and adding other species afterwards.

Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Breeding & Spawning: No known way to breed in home reef tanks.

Determining Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse Sex: Males are much more vibrant in color and will

Aquarium Region: All over

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