Flame Wrasse (Cirrhilabrus jordani)

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Flame Wrasse

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Flame Wrasse (Male)

Cirrhilabrus jordani

208 Litres (55 US G.)

8.9-10.2cm (3.5-4 ")


8.1 - 8.4

25 -28 °C (77-82.4°F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-12 years



Additional names

Flame Wrasse, Hawaiian Flame Wrasse, Flame Fairy Wrasse, Jordan's Fairy Wrasse


The males upper 1/3 of their body and back is red the rest of their body is yellow, while the females body is entirely pinkish red.


A very attractive fish, the females are a vivid scarlet to deep pink with some yellow on the snout and belly, males have a yellow head, belly and flanks, and their back and caudal fin are pinkish red.


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