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The Wrasse Lover's Thread!

atoll

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Thanks Atoll A terrible photo, but the mouth is defiantly on the end of the snout...
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In which case you should have a true cleaner. With the false the fish goes to it to be cleaned or the wrasse approaches as if to clean the fish. Then it takes a quick nip at the fish taking a scale or small part of the fishes body and shoots off. I witnessed this happen in the LFS I spotted one in many years ago
 

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Thats really peculiar, ive no idea why he did that
I know, it’s inexplicable, the other Fem has taken flight and buried itself (hopefully ok), I don’t understand why the Feminus though, a reminder that any fish can go rogue, i can only put it down to grumpy old fish syndrome.. I’m faced with a difficult decision now, I’ve stressed the whole tank out now trying to catch the thing, I may just have to let nature take its course or risk my other fish... I’ll try the trap tomorrow when they have chilled out over night....
 
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One of my favourites too, is yours big
I got lucky in that both I've had have been small to start with :) My first earmuff lived for 5-7 years and died recently but I was lucky to get a second and have one in my tank again :)

They're absolutely model citizens and I've never even seen the smallest amount of aggression from them :D
 

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I got lucky in that both I've had have been small to start with :) My first earmuff lived for 5-7 years and died recently but I was lucky to get a second and have one in my tank again :)

They're absolutely model citizens and I've never even seen the smallest amount of aggression from them :D
Cool, Thats seems to be quite old for a wrasse from what ive read, ive been thinking about one but i think my tanks a bit too small lol.
Did yours keep the pink colour or did it fade out a bit
 

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My new Flame Fairy Wrasse (Cirrhilabrus Jordani) has a name now. I’d like to introduce y’all to Zuko. I love his little face so much already.

He is constantly exploring and chasing pods. He’s also the bravest little baby. He’s 1/3 the size of my Exquisite Wrasse and Vrolik’s Wrasse, but he hangs out with them like he’s the same size.

Also, his presence has brought some gorgeous iridescent blues and purples our of Boba (exquisite wrasse).

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My new baby Diamond Tail. Grew quite a bit. Larger one started to change sex already. I got them less than 1 inch. Larger is 1.5 and smaller is 1.25
Larger one on 2/16/2020
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Larger today 3/29/2020
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Smaller today
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Both
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The 10th dorsal ray of my smaller Diamond Tail wrasse seem to start to elongate already. counting the ray of the larger one, I find it is the 10th ray that is the one that elongate. I hope I dont have to remove one of them out of my tank too quickly.
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