Common Name: Pintail Fairy Wrasse
Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus isosceles
Min. Tank Size: 40 gallons
Captive Care: Intermediate
Max. Size: 12.7 cm (5")
Range: Western Pacific: Japan (Izu-Oshima), south to the Ryukyu Archipelago (Yaeyama Islands and Okinawa), Taiwan (Green Island), and the Philippines.
Depth: 24 - 60 m (78.7 - 196.8ft)
Remarks: Formerly known as C. cf. lanceolatus, a fairly deepwater fairy wrasse that's peaceful but can hold its own. With striking color patterns, this is a highly coveted fish in the hobby. A fairly hardy wrasse that adapts to captivity easily if handled and decompressed properly.