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  1. caddy

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    Some fish a friend of mine caught for his FOWLR tank.

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    Might be a painted butterfly fish

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    I thought a Philippine Butterflyfish? But it has the same lines as a threadfin?
     
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    Looks like vagabond butterfly, chaetodon vagabundus
     
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    vagabond butterfly, not sure about the wrasse.
     
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    Thanks. I saw another pick and exactly the same.
     
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    1st wrasse looks like Thalassoma lunare, 2nd like Thalassoma hebraicum
     
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    Is he reef safe?
     
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    I don't think they are. The vagabond butterfly nips at coral... And i'm pretty sure the others will too...
     
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    I wanted to take the first wrasse. Providing it wouldnt eat my coral.
     
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    Wrasse wont worry corals, but shrimps and small fish will be tasty morsels
     
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    Vagabonds shred coral. One of the worst butterflies with coral IME.
     
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    Don't forget how they will rearrange your corals and redo the aquascaping to get these tasty snacks:p
     
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