Fish Species

Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse

Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse - Description

The Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse is also known as the Pink Flasher and Redfin Flasher Wrasse.

They prefer aquariums that have plenty of hiding places as well as a sandy base. Like other Wrasses they have the ability to jump! Ensure the tank is covered to avoid losing this beautiful fish.

Popular Name: Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse
Species: Paracheilinus carpenteri

Profile of the Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse species.

  • Size: Up to 8cm 

  • Fish Tank conditions: Temp 22 - 26 Degrees. PH 8.1 to 8.4

  • Diet / Feeding: Brine Shrimp, Chopped Shrimp

  • Temperament: Peaceful fish, can keep several of the same species together provided there is only a single male

  • Habitat: Reef Dweller at depths of up to 25m

  • Behaviour: Good Community Fish

  • Range: Western Pacific

Scientific Classification of the Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Paracheilinus carpenteri

  • Popular Name: Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse - Redfin Flasher Wrasse - Pink Flasher

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Labridae

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Facts about Fish Species - Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.


A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.

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