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Old 06/03/2018, 06:34 AM   #101
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My male Mandarin. I am looking for a small female to pair him up with. He is doing well, was emaciated when I got him. Very fat now. The dorsal muscle really bulk up and is higher than the base of his dorsal fin. The first spike was broken during shipment, have elongated and looking fine now.



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Old 06/04/2018, 12:27 PM   #102
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Very nice anemones!
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I got a new tiny male McCosker Flasher wrasse last week. He is only slightly longer than 1 inch, but male he is for sure. I did not know that they can change that early, but I guess they can.


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Old 06/04/2018, 05:38 PM   #103
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Regal angel and mandarin, awesome fish!!


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Old 06/06/2018, 04:19 AM   #104
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My male Mandarin. I am looking for a small female to pair him up with. He is doing well, was emaciated when I got him. Very fat now. The dorsal muscle really bulk up and is higher than the base of his dorsal fin. The first spike was broken during shipment, have elongated and looking fine now.
nice job in bringing him back. what are you feeding him?


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Old 06/06/2018, 04:46 AM   #105
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My tank is large and full of fauna. That is what my Mandarin eat. I don't spot feed him anything.


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Old 06/06/2018, 12:38 PM   #106
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I got more pictures of my McCoster today. Tiny fish, only slightly more than 1 inch. One of the picture have 1/2 inch egg-crate in the back ground to compare with he size of him.














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Old 06/06/2018, 03:00 PM   #107
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Wow, lots of color for such a small fish!


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Old 06/06/2018, 03:07 PM   #108
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Wow, lots of color for such a small fish!
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I hope I infected you with Wrasse fever. This is what he will look like when he is a little more mature, not even optimal yet. This guy is just shy of 1.75 inch. The get to about 3 inches or so for terminal adult male. Much more colorful. They are inexpensive too, only about 30.00 here at the arm pit of reef keeping world in Corpus Christi.





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Old 06/11/2018, 10:50 PM   #109
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This tank needs clownfish!

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Old 06/12/2018, 04:52 AM   #110
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It is good to hear from you Kris. Hope things are well with you.
We are fine here in Corpus


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Old 06/13/2018, 08:56 PM   #111
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Just saw how many wrasses are in your tank and tagging along . I hope to get many in my tank as well.


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Old 06/20/2018, 07:13 PM   #112
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I was waiting for a very long time for a Potter Leopard wrasse harem. I was able to order 4 from LA last weekend. They arrived Tuesday. 1 was DOA, and the other three were very stressed. I was able to get them into my QT system. I was thinking that the best I can hope for was 1 out out of the three, but fortunately, they improved in my DT. Came home at noon today to check on them and this was what I found. All eating well and very active.


My male potter near death, or so I though.



Here he is at noon (1PM today)



One of the female at 1PM. I did not get to see the third one come out of the sand.



The three of them. All eating well.



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Old 06/20/2018, 07:49 PM   #113
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I got two A. neoguinaicus (the China Wrasse) also. The larger one about 2 weeks ago and the smaller one yesterday. They are both dating well. The larger one chase the smaller one but only slightly, not enough to keep her from eating or cause any injury.








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Old 06/20/2018, 09:23 PM   #114
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Good luck with the Potters, they're awesome looking.


This is the first I've seen of the neoguinaicus. I really like them. Sort of a subtle kind of pretty.


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Old 06/21/2018, 05:04 AM   #115
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Thanks Darth_Tater.
I got two neat picture of my China Wrasse coming out of the sand, in total darkness, this AM. I guess her internal clock not synced with tank clock yet.
I have to leave the night light on for her.








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Those are nice. I really like the potters wrasse trio, sometimes I wish I went with those instead of my black leopards. Still my trio is cool to watch interact

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Old 06/21/2018, 08:00 PM   #117
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Those are nice. I really like the potters wrasse trio, sometimes I wish I went with those instead of my black leopards. Still my trio is cool to watch interact

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Do you have any picture of your trio? I would love to see them.


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As you know pics are hard with wrasses but here are some pics and video

My lights are sunrising and there is glare

https://youtu.be/DMSoNhez0yg

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Old 06/22/2018, 12:27 PM   #119
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I made a better version
https://youtu.be/9aZ4hK3ADAY


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Nice Justin. Thanks


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I was able to capture two of my three Potter and a China wrasse and put them in my DT. Here are a few pictures of the Potters















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I've got a 210 I plan on setting up this winter and I've been debating whether I want to put sand in it. You guys are putting up a pretty convincing argument for the sand!


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Old 06/23/2018, 02:55 AM   #124
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I've got a 210 I plan on setting up this winter and I've been debating whether I want to put sand in it. You guys are putting up a pretty convincing argument for the sand!
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One of my two Lubbock's Fairy Wrasse





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I was able to capture two of my three Potter and a China wrasse and put them in my DT. Here are a few pictures of the Potters












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