The Wrasse Lover's Thread!

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  1. evolved

    evolved The Wrasse Guy Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Article Contributor AZ FRAG Member Expert Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Not a pair, but rather a M. geoffroyi (male) alongside a M. meleagris (female).
     

  2. Breakin Newz

    Breakin Newz WINNING! Photo of the Month Award

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    Sorry, I was trying to use PAIR as in TWO.. Either way they are both in the Labridae family, close enough!
     
  3. Aquaph8

    Aquaph8 Love The Fish R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Moderator Emeritus

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    No I went thru 5 between LA and Bluezoo before I got my tiny female, all DOAs, probably my favorite of all the wrasses. I'm having a bad year with fish, my johnsoni showed up DOA a couple weeks ago too.
     
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    Yellow tail tamarin
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    wrasses are about the only fish that get me giddy...nice stuff
     
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    creefer Valuable Member

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    Great thread idea! I've been a fan of wrasses ever since getting in the hobby a few years ago. There are some outstanding specimens here. Again, great thread idea. Keep it going. Hopefully in the coming weeks I'll have something to add to it.
     
  8. sherita

    sherita Well-Known Member

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    Awesome thread! I love wrasses :) Currently, I have a *few* residing here......

    Lunar
    Ornate
    Potters
    Black leopard
    Christmas
    Red Coris
    Yellow Coris
    Timor
    Kner's
    Six line
    Four line

    I will try to get some pics tomorrow. Mine don't sit still, and I'm terrible with photographing moving objects, LOL.
     
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    mnat Valuable Member

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    This guy has disspeared in my tank so I have to accept that he is gone. However, I do have a pair coming in soon so take his place:
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  11. Breakin Newz

    Breakin Newz WINNING! Photo of the Month Award

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    @mnat - some good looking wrasse's you have there man!!

    @sherita - i'll be waiting on those picture's!! Lets see them!

    @tomterreefic - Good looking wrasse!

    @creefer - share your's asap!

    Here is my Indo Tusk Wrasse
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  12. IAMC

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    Wrasse dummy/newbie here. I love the Hawaiian Flame wrasse when it flashes. if not for the flashing capability Id find it boring. A fish with personality are fishes I desire. for example, the Flameback Angel is currently my favorite fish due to great personality/activenesss. So question is:

    1. Do ALL wrasse flash?
    2. Change color during courtship?
    3. What are the main reasons why you love wrasses?
     
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    Breakin Newz WINNING! Photo of the Month Award

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    I will try and answer these questions to the best of my knowledge...

    1. In my opinion all wrasse's flash, flashing is basically when they protrude there finnage and display themselves to attempt to attract females... Or from what I seen when 2 male wrasse's are showing aggression towards each other..

    2. They somewhat change color's during courtship, to me they seem more vibrant and full of color...

    3. I personally love wrasse's because they aren't to big, you can house multiple's in the same tank usually, and most of them are relativity easy to care for and pretty disease resistant..
     
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    Breakin Newz WINNING! Photo of the Month Award

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    Melanurus wrasse


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    Its a bad picture, I'l get a better one some time, but heres my Yellow Twist Wrasse
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  16. Aquaph8

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    As promised, heres a couple old pics.

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    Nice colletction, Aquaph8. I'm looking forward to getting some in my tank soon.
     
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    Now THAT'S a rarity! :xd:

     
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    Flasher W

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  20. Aquaph8

    Aquaph8 Love The Fish R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Moderator Emeritus

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    He's a beauty Albert
     
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