Wrasses I must have

Discussion in 'Fish and Invertebrates' started by tankguy, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

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

    Enderturtle Volunteer

    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.

  3. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    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

    tankguy BOD

    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

    I have a few wrasses in line for the 190.








    Potters (had 1 that didn't make it)

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  6. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

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

    dswong01 Supporting Member

    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

    tankguy BOD

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

    dswong01 Supporting Member

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

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    Neptune has a Choat's leopard!


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  11. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

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

    robert4025 Sponsor

    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

    Flagg37 Officer at large

  14. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

    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

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    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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  16. 650-IS350

    650-IS350 Supporting Member

    Robert how much for the Chaoti? size? would it get along with a male melanarus?
  17. robert4025

    robert4025 Sponsor

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

    tankguy BOD

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

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    Never mind
    Best fishes
  20. tankguy

    tankguy BOD

    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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