Lineatus Fairy Wrasse (Cirrhilabrus lineatus)
Common Name: Lineatus Fairy Wrasse
Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus lineatus
Min. Tank Size: 75 gallons
Captive Care: Beginner
Max. Size: 12cm (4.7")
Range: Australia; New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands to the Great Barrier Reef; Coral Sea.
Depth: 20 - 50m (65 - 164ft)
Remarks: Also known as the Purplelined wrasse. One of the most striking wrasses and is highly sought after by hobbyists. This is a bold fish that is rather peaceful to other fish except male counterpart of the same species. A known jumper so a tight lid should be in place.