Common Name: Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse
Scientific Name: Paracheilinus carpenteri
Min. Tank Size: 30 gallons
Captive Care: Easy
Max. Size: 8 cm (3.1")
Range: Western Pacific: Philippines, north to Taiwan and Iriomotejima, south to northern Bali and Flores. Recently recorded from Tonga. Replaced by Paracheilinus mccoskeri in the Indian Ocean.
Depth: 27 - 45 m (88 - 147ft)
Remarks: A hardy and pretty wrasse that remains small. Pattern similar to the McCosker's flasher wrasse. Just like the McCoskers, they are almost always sold as males.