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Kremis
09/22/2017, 01:59 PM
Hello, im just wondering about the life span of wrasses. A month ago, my exquisite wrasse (purchased about 3 years ago) started slowing down, hiding more, eating less, etc. and within a few weeks it died.

Now, my leopard wrasse (also got aroun 3.5 years ago) is starting to do the same thing, hiding, etc.

From reading around, it seems that this is how fish die of old age. is this true? anyone else experience this ?

Shia
09/22/2017, 02:47 PM
I have read reports of these guys going 8-10 years. Never kept one myself.

dendrite
09/22/2017, 06:25 PM
I've had a mystery wrasse for four years but is starting to slow down ,eat less and losing some body mass. This has been gradual, and I've attributed it to age. The same thing happened with an exquisite wrasse after three years. As yours, this one soon died.

Ruise
09/24/2017, 04:50 AM
Seems to be no general consensus on the subject. From my research, most wrasses seem to live 3-4 years, although I've also read that they can live twice as long.

WLachnit
09/24/2017, 03:50 PM
IME, I've had a few wrasses live for 5+years.


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