Fish ID please

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  1. danimal

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    Caught these on the weekend - thought the first one was an anthias of some sort, but not entirely sure. Can't find him in any of my books. In any case he is eating nicely and has settled in well.

    The cleaner wrasse (??) im not sure if he is a true cleaner or a false cleaner. Please can someone confirm, thanks!

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  3. Boegie

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    That cleaner wrasse looks the same as mine which is the true one. Mine started to eat flakes.
     
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    Yes the cleaner is a real one not the mimic dont know about the other may be a damsel of some sort will check it out
     
  5. Slummies

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    Looks like the black tail chromis? Chromis Niguara
     
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    definately not some species of Anthias
     
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  7. danimal

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    thanks guys. was worried that it might be the false cleaner.
     
  8. viper357

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    Had a look through my books, could be one of the following in the Damsel species:

    Chromis xanthura (juvenile)
    Neopomacentrus azysron

    Not sure if either of those are in our waters though.
     
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    awesome damsil that
     
  10. danimal

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    thanks viper, just googled those it is not either of them
     
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    the (damsel) what ever. Caugth one a long time ago what a bugger was nipping everthing in my tank and eventually when to the sump. Died during a power failure.
     
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