Blue Flasher Fairy Wrasse (Paracheilinus cyaneus)

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Blue Flasher Fairy Wrasse

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Blue Flasher Fairy Wrasse

Paracheilinus cyaneus

76 Litres (20 US G.)

7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:3 M:F

Pellet Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years



Additional names

Blue Flasher Fairy Wrasse, Peacock Fairy Wrasse

Tank compatibility[edit]

Prefers to be kept in schools, keep one male for three females to avoid aggression. Can be kept with other peaceful fish including Chromis.


A shoaling sociable fish, needs company of it's own. Will go into a cave and build a slime cocoon to sleep in each night.


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