Wrasses I must have

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  1. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

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    Rhomboid
    Lineatus
    Flame ( which I saw at AC )
    Leopard
    These fish are by far my favorites. Hoping over time to grab them
     
  2. Enderturtle

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    Seen a few leopard wrasses around the bay area.

    Which leopard do you like the most?

    I have an ornate leopard wrasse but my favorite are the black leopard wrasses.

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  3. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

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    I have always been a fan of the Tanaka as well ss a few less aggressive flashers... but have never been a fan of putting a lid or netting over thevtank ☺
     
  4. tankguy

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    I do like the Black one but it would similar to the Marine Betta i just picked up. My favorite would be Potters and Kuiter's followed by just the Blue Star and then the Regular leopard
     
  5. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

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    I have a few wrasses in line for the 190.

    Lineatus

    Flame

    Pintail

    McCoskers

    Carpenter

    Scotts

    Laboutei

    Potters (had 1 that didn't make it)



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  6. tankguy

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    Potters are tuff but yes I could go for all of those too
     
  7. dswong01

    dswong01 Supporting Member

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    I love leopard wrasse . I have black leopard,male and female blue star,ornate leopard and a regular melagris leopard in my 225.
     
  8. tankguy

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    Thats awesome. Hard to get them to eat but looks like you have great success
     
  9. dswong01

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    I always make sure there eating before I purchase.
     
  10. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

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    Neptune has a Choat's leopard!

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  11. tankguy

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    thats a beauty , I may have add that to the list
     
  12. robert4025

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    FYI...picked up few really nice fishes on my cherry picking trip down south today:

    - more Chaoti
    - one super nice Potters
    - Male Flame wrasses
    - Male Wattanbe Angels
    - Helfrichi firefish
    - 60 yellow tangs (XSM)

    They should be arriving in the shop tomorrow or Thurs along with 13-15 boxes of cherry corals...if you like those sorta stuff.
     
  13. Flagg37

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    Shoot.
     
  14. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

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    Ive read the potters and chaoti are hard to keep. How much of an established tank should I have before introducing one of these?
     
  15. Kensington Reefer

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    Bob
    I see Watenabe angelfish on your list.
    Better to get a trio of small females: the dominant female will turn male.
    Just my $0.02
     
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    Robert how much for the Chaoti? size? would it get along with a male melanarus?
     
  17. robert4025

    robert4025 Sponsor

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    They are about 2" and normally get along with other wrasses. $250.
     
  18. tankguy

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    Nope not on my list. Robert was saying what's in his store
     
  19. Kensington Reefer

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    Never mind
    Best fishes
     
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    So today I stopped by AC on the way home and thought if I see something I like maybe I'll get it. First I see the most colorful pink margin. Total standout. As I'm getting that I see a wrasse I've never seen before. A pintail wrasse. Super colorful and it wasn't just one. They had a pair of them. All are in qt and eating. So stoked
     
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