The Lubbock's Fairy Wrasse is a medium maintenance, hardy fish, which is absolutely reef compatible. An ideal tank set-up is fish only or reef aquarium with sand bed. When the Lubbock's Fairy Wrasse gets intimidated, it buries itself below the sand substrate or algae provided in the tank. Also while sleeping, this behavior is exhibited. The tank has to be provided with lot of live rock for the fish to hide. It is observed that this fish jumps out of the tank while mating or when spooked. Care has to be taken to cover the tank properly. The Lubbock's Fairy Wrasse has a longer life span. So it is a valuable addition to the pet tank.
Scientific Name: Cirrhilabrus lubbocki
Lifespan: 5 years
Max Size: 3.5 inches
Food: Live, Frozen and Flake