Adding a second wrasse agression?

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Hi all currently have an established Tanaka's pygmy wrasse and am looking to add a yellow banded possum wrasse to the same tank for a few days until I can get my 3rd tank up and running. I hear possum wrasses are generally not aggressive has anyone kept multiples in the same tank before?

Tank is a 13.5g fluval and then will be moving him to a 17g rimless once I plumb it into the system.
 
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If it’s only for a few days you might try keeping it in a fish trap/isolation box inside of the tank. No hassle of chasing the fish around the tank when you take it out a few days later.
 
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If it’s only for a few days you might try keeping it in a fish trap/isolation box inside of the tank. No hassle of chasing the fish around the tank when you take it out a few days later.
If they get along might just keep them together was wondering if anyone has had success in keeping 2 together
 
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Love that wrasse. I have a pink streak in my 20 and was thinking about one of those. Put him in an acclimation box for a day or two then let him loose. Would like to hear how they get along. At least you have a solid backup plan if they don't.
 
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Love that wrasse. I have a pink streak in my 20 and was thinking about one of those. Put him in an acclimation box for a day or two then let him loose. Would like to hear how they get along. At least you have a solid backup plan if they don't.
Will probably do something like this
 
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Possum wrasses can be mixed together if the tank is big enough, but there isn't enough territory for both in a 13.5g. Since your tanaka's displayed aggression it's a good idea to just keep them in separate tanks. They're cool little fish, Enjoy!
 
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