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Fish Only Tanks Questions and comments about tanks without corals.

 
 
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So I picked up this guy at my local LFS the other day... well that isn't my picture, but mine is a near carbon copy of the one in the picture. It is an angular wrasse (aka, lyretail or Royal wrasse). I'll take a proper picture when he feels comfortable enough to come out of the rockwork.

Here it is...He finally decided to come out and feed, so this is my own picture...

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Oh my gosh! He is gorgeous!
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Dano,

There's no question that he is an angular flasher wrasse.... as far as lyretail and royal, those are some of the names i've seen for the angular, so I threw them out there for reference.

Here are some more shots of him


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Here are some of his tankmates....

One Spot Fox Face


putting on a display


Blue-Green chromis


Getting a clean up from the shrimp
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they love to relax in the water column...


ENJOY!
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The orriginal pic of the Red Sea Sohar Tang was an expensive hard to find fish and would have been a steal at the price you probally paid for the wrasse. The wrasse is a lot easier to keep than the Sohar also. I have had a number of wrasses and enjoyed them. They are great bristle worm killers if you have them.

Your other fish look great and the photography is excellent. How big is the tank you have them in? You probally know the Foxface is venomous and can kill or badly injure other fish. Also, if they die it is possible that the venom will poison the water. I lost a big Regal Tang to one and had a Gold Bar Clown blinded in one eye. Nice Heteroxenia! Will your Clown host in it?
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