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Old 11/10/2018, 11:21 PM   #1
allendehl
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Please help I'd fish

Went to my lfs and saw this fish, it looked a lot like a goby and it had a very nice personality so brought it home.
The guy in there was new and all he said is that it was "lizard fish". I supposed there has to be a better name to it.
Can you help me I'd it? I'm a bit concerned, I have it QT with an angel and a dottyback and this is super quiet in corner and very jumpy.

Thanks in advance!

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Old 11/10/2018, 11:26 PM   #2
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Well a pic would help...

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Old Yesterday, 12:20 AM   #3
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Have a look a falco hawk fish

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Old Yesterday, 05:10 AM   #4
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Red Lizard Blenny aka Sandhopper Blenny. Its a little hard to be sure what specific species you have, but the genus has several similar species.
https://www.liveaquaria.com/product/...4&c=15+23+1714

A true Lizard Fish gets much larger and has nasty teeth.
https://www.flkeysnews.com/sports-ou...167393772.html

It is probably Parapercis schauinslandii
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parapercis_schauinslandii



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Old Yesterday, 10:38 AM   #5
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Awwsome lil fish.. I was gonna get one too cuz it seemed so curious and hella personality.. but someone else got him first!!

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Old Yesterday, 05:06 PM   #6
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There it is!

Of course the LFS folk forgot to mention he is a jumper.

Thanks once again!!!


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Old Yesterday, 10:23 PM   #7
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Little fella will have to go back to the lfs. He took off today through one of the holes of an egg crate and landed in a plastic container I have near to the qt. Lucky him I was nearby and heard the splash.

Will definitely look for a similar finish but not an Elon Musk apprentice....any suggestion?

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