FISH ID Needed

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  1. wors143

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    so got a neon blue goby from the lfs yesterday. And they bagged the wrong fish and instead of torturing the poor thing i bought him or her as well. ok so now the question WTF is it?

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  3. wors143

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    sorry i know it is a bad picture best i could do with the bb
     
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    What is the size of this fish?
     
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    about the size of a medium cleaner wrasse. much thinner body and the mouth is towards the bottom almost like a bottom feeder
     
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    That looks like a piano blenny (Plagiotremus tapeinosoma).
    What do you mean you didn't want to cause more torture it so you took it?
    If that is a piano blenny you'll need to remove it asap.
    It's not a good idea to buy a fish u less you know exactly what it is.
     
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    O SNAP

    Now to catch the bugger
     
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    Yes, have to agree, looks like piano blennie. (Plagiotremus tapeinosoma)

    They nip on other fishes (eating scales)
     
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    Hi Wors,

    could the store not tell you what fish this is?
     
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    Oi some LFS..rather don't buy it if you're not sure what it is..
     
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