China wrasse (Anampses neoguinaicus)

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  1. MMacro

    MMacro Active Member

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    I bought an A. neoguinaicus that will arrive tomorrow night.
    I have been doing a bunch of research but wanted some personal experiences.
    I have a bunch of small ghost shrimp, pods, and bbs to get it to start eating.
    Any info helps.
    Thanks.
     
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    Gorgeous fish. Had one. Lived for about one month then mysteriously died. Good luck, let us know how it goes.
     
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    Dang...
    Was it eating well?
     
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    It was great. Very active. Always picking at the rocks. I can't say if it was eating what I was feeding him. He looked healthy....
     
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    eatbreakfast Fish Nerd Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Showcase Editor Expert Contributor Partner Member Partner Member 2018

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    They are one of the hardier species of Anampses. Quite peaceful. Can get big, but is a slow grower.
     
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    He's in QT along with the Halichoeres nebulosus. Doing well so far. Threw a bunch of pods in there for them to snack on.
    I'll take pictures when I get home tonight
     
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    Now to find a way to harvest larger amphipods to snack on.
     
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    Good news!
    So far I have seen her eat PE mysis pellets.
    She loves them.
     
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    Pictures!!
     
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    Yes. Pictures
     
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    Pics!
     
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    I would be wary of keeping it with H. nebulosus. Nebulosus wrasses get pretty aggressive toward other wrasses and are not good fits for reef tanks.
     
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    Thats what ive been reading also.
    Considering bringing it back......
    Pictures as soon as I transfer her into the next tank! The one she is in now has a clear backing which doesn't make for the best pic.
     
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    She's still doing well, eating everything I throw in the tank.
    Pictures tonight - Hopefully.
     
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    Crappy picture.
    Doesn't show colors really well either.
    Ill get some nice pictures when she is in the display.
     
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    Reef safe?
     
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    It can eat shrimp and other small inverts.
    It is safe around corals.
     
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    mdbannister Ahh...the Reef Life Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Nice addition!
     
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    I wish mine would eat the peppermint shrimp in my tank
     
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