Anyone know what fish this is?

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  1. Aurora

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    Hi

    Got this little guy as a gift.

    Does any have an id on him?

    Pic not to good, he doesn't keep still for a second.

    Cheers,

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  3. Bubbles22

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    Tube-lip wrasse.
    Labropsis xanthonata
     
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  4. Aurora

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    Thanks for help.

    First one Ive seen is this one.

    Are they a scarce fish?
     
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    Plenty of them in Mozambique - odd one down here in our northern waters AFAIK. I've kept them before, but are nothing to write home about...
     
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    Nice.

    Thanks for all the info.

    Cheers,
     
  7. Lord_Blackadder

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    Adults only eat SPS polyps, so extremely difficult to keep.
     
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    don't know if mine is a adult yet, but it eats anything and everything a put in.
     
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    Nope, still a juvenile. Adult gets quite different colouration.
     
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