The Wrasse Lover's Thread!

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  1. evolved

    evolved The Wrasse Guy Staff Member Team R2R R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor AZ FRAG Member Expert Contributor Partner Member 2018 Partner Member 2019

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    It's a male Anampses chrysocephalus; commonly called the psych-head wrasse. Not easy to obtain, touchy, and not for the beginner.
     

  2. Brad Syphus

    Brad Syphus Valuable Member Reef Spotlight Award Photo of the Month Award

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    They don't flip any rocks over, but will flip snails over to grab them. At least I have witnessed the male doing it. It's fun having a mated pair. Their nightly mating ritual is a gas to watch.
    @Hunter, yes, I have been on the anthias kick lately, but I will forever be a wrasseman. :bounce:
     
  3. Brad Syphus

    Brad Syphus Valuable Member Reef Spotlight Award Photo of the Month Award

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    One of my favorites.

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    Another one, cebu pylei (sunset )

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    One of the larger fairy wrasses.
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    Others I've enjoyed over the years.

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  4. Breakin Newz

    Breakin Newz WINNING! Photo of the Month Award

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    Amazing Brad!!! 1 question did you get those elegant wrasse's from a LFS or an online vendor? I don't see them commonly available..
     
  5. Brad Syphus

    Brad Syphus Valuable Member Reef Spotlight Award Photo of the Month Award

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    I got them from Kevin @ PIA about 4 months ago.
     
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    Breakin Newz WINNING! Photo of the Month Award

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    Sweet, thank you i'll give him a shout..
     
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  8. RuRoo

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    Ah ok. Thank you.
     
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    Well I put my order in for my naoko wrasse today. Your first photo got me interested and then with AO having a special I just had to have one.
     
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    Breakin Newz WINNING! Photo of the Month Award

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    Sweet! Definitely a good looking fish, especially when they are flashing! Mine's a nut when the whites go off for some reason, it's when he starts his flashing..
     
  11. Breakin Newz

    Breakin Newz WINNING! Photo of the Month Award

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    Radiant Wrasse
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  12. RuRoo

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    I saw one of these at my LFS and now I'm kicking myself for not buying it.
     
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    Here's my Melanurus. It's colors pop even more when the blue and red LEDs are on :)

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    not the greatest pic but I do love this fish

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    revhtree Owner Administrator Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2019

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    Oh how do I love wrasse!
     
  16. Mike&Terry

    Mike&Terry Wrasses, Angels, & Tangs, Oh My! R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Spotlight Award Photo of the Month Award Article Contributor Moderator Emeritus

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    Our C. Earlei Wrasses:
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    How lovely, one of my favorites.
     
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    Aquaph8 Love The Fish R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Moderator Emeritus

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    Very nice M&T
     
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    revhtree Owner Administrator Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2019

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    The awesomeness of this thread transformed it into a STICKY!
     
  20. ngoodermuth

    ngoodermuth Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Brad Syphus- do you still have the feminus wrasse? I'd love to hear the story around that one.

    Did it become male while you had it, and if so... any pics?

    That is my dream wrasse... :angel:
     
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