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Good Evening,

Looking to get my next two fish and would like your input on my wrasse choice.

My tank is a IM Ext 112 36x36 with a 140gal total system.
Around 150lb of rock work
A mix of corals
Pair of Wild True Percula
3 Female & 1 Male Lyertail Anthias
Large CUC: Mix of snails, blood shrimp, skunk shrimp, Caribbean Cucumber, Strawberry Conch, Anemone Crab, blue Leg Hermits

Wrasses I am Think of: want 2 out of these 4 possibly
Golden Rhomboidalis Super Male Wrasse
Christmas Wrasse
Dusky Margined Wrasse
Red Head Solon Fairy Wrasse

Also if you have one you think would be beautiful and fit well let me know.

Thanks
 
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Good Evening,

Looking to get my next two fish and would like your input on my wrasse choice.

My tank is a IM Ext 112 36x36 with a 140gal total system.
Around 150lb of rock work
A mix of corals
Pair of Wild True Percula
3 Female & 1 Male Lyertail Anthias
Large CUC: Mix of snails, blood shrimp, skunk shrimp, Caribbean Cucumber, Strawberry Conch, Anemone Crab, blue Leg Hermits

Wrasses I am Think of: want 2 out of these 4 possibly
Golden Rhomboidalis Super Male Wrasse
Christmas Wrasse
Dusky Margined Wrasse
Red Head Solon Fairy Wrasse

Also if you have one you think would be beautiful and fit well let me know.

Thanks
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Found this chart on here and only one I cant seem to find in the box is the Christmas Wrasse. Seems like the Rhomb & Dusky would be a good combo
 

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Found this chart on here and only one I cant seem to find in the box is the Christmas Wrasse. Seems like the Rhomb & Dusky would be a good combo
this chart is only for the Cirrhilabrus genus, the Dusky (Margined) Wrasse and “Christmas” Wrasse (depending which species you want as this name covers 3 different wrasses that are all varied in aggression) aren’t in this genus.

The Rhomboid would work, but don’t fall into the trap of “super males” they are just normal males but at the end of their lifespan. Opt for a young male or female for all wrasses as their life spans are already somewhat short compared to other fish we own.

Good Evening,

Looking to get my next two fish and would like your input on my wrasse choice.

My tank is a IM Ext 112 36x36 with a 140gal total system.
Around 150lb of rock work
A mix of corals
Pair of Wild True Percula
3 Female & 1 Male Lyertail Anthias
Large CUC: Mix of snails, blood shrimp, skunk shrimp, Caribbean Cucumber, Strawberry Conch, Anemone Crab, blue Leg Hermits

Wrasses I am Think of: want 2 out of these 4 possibly
Golden Rhomboidalis Super Male Wrasse
Christmas Wrasse
Dusky Margined Wrasse
Red Head Solon Fairy Wrasse

Also if you have one you think would be beautiful and fit well let me know.

Thanks
Red Head Solon (C. aquamarinus) may be too aggressive but this is a species which can be really peaceful or on the boisterous side.

Christmas Wrasse, as I said above, this name covers 3-4 different species;
Halichoeres biocellatus
Halichoeres ornatissimus
Thalassoma trilobatum

The Thalassoma species is too aggressive and may be too active for your tank in general.
The Ornatissimus I don’t believe we can get as they’re a Hawaiian endemic species.
The Biocellatus however, this is the one I would opt for. This is because they’re overall peaceful and are one of the smaller species of Halichoeres wrasse only maxing out around 3.5-4 inches.
 

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Good Evening,

Looking to get my next two fish and would like your input on my wrasse choice.

My tank is a IM Ext 112 36x36 with a 140gal total system.
Around 150lb of rock work
A mix of corals
Pair of Wild True Percula
3 Female & 1 Male Lyertail Anthias
Large CUC: Mix of snails, blood shrimp, skunk shrimp, Caribbean Cucumber, Strawberry Conch, Anemone Crab, blue Leg Hermits

Wrasses I am Think of: want 2 out of these 4 possibly
Golden Rhomboidalis Super Male Wrasse
Christmas Wrasse
Dusky Margined Wrasse
Red Head Solon Fairy Wrasse

Also if you have one you think would be beautiful and fit well let me know.

Thanks
I love my leopard wrasse and my Melanurus is a great fish as well
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Good Evening,

Looking to get my next two fish and would like your input on my wrasse choice.

My tank is a IM Ext 112 36x36 with a 140gal total system.
Around 150lb of rock work
A mix of corals
Pair of Wild True Percula
3 Female & 1 Male Lyertail Anthias
Large CUC: Mix of snails, blood shrimp, skunk shrimp, Caribbean Cucumber, Strawberry Conch, Anemone Crab, blue Leg Hermits

Wrasses I am Think of: want 2 out of these 4 possibly
Golden Rhomboidalis Super Male Wrasse
Christmas Wrasse
Dusky Margined Wrasse
Red Head Solon Fairy Wrasse

Also if you have one you think would be beautiful and fit well let me know.

Thanks
Dusky might go after your shrimp and anemone crab once it matures.
 

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I second a leopard wrasse if you can get a healthy one.

I think a rhomboid and a Halichoeres biocellatus or claudia would go great in that tank (and a leopard as well, maybe a Macropharyngodon meleagris).
 

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