Exquisite Fairy Wrasse (Cirrhilabrus exquisitus)
Common Name: Exquisite Fairy Wrasse
Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus exquisitus
Min. Tank Size: 40 gallons
Captive Care: Intermediate
Max. Size: 12.7cm (5")
Range: Indo-Pacific: East Africa south to Sodwana Bay, South Africa and east to the Tuamoto Islands.
Depth: 6 - 40m (19.6 - 131ft)
Remarks: An extremely colorful fairy wrasse that hails for various locales with slight variants in color patterns. Fish can change colors depending on mood. More commonly seen are the African variant. Less common are the Fiji and Vanuatu variants.