Id plz

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  1. Goby

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    Hi all,

    Can someone please ID this fish please? Is this a type of wrasse and is it reef safe?

    :thumbup:


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  3. Lord_Blackadder

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    Surge wrasse, Thalassoma purpureum. Won't eat corals but gets big and nasty and will eat shrimp, small fish, tubeworms and small echinoderms.
     
  4. Goby

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    @Lord_Blackadder. i just new you would be the first to answer this :thumbup:. you are really gr8 at ID.

    thanks a mil. by the way, how come you now so much about all the species? are you a scientist :tt2:

    this fisheeeeee is obviously the reason for 3 of my hermits disappearing. little bugger
     
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  5. Express Reef

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    :lol: Sump it Goby, before all your hermits becomes sushi :eek:
     
  6. SteveZi

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    Where did you get that bugger?
     
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    He caught it...
     
  8. SteveZi

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    where did you catch that bugger?
     
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    Down by the sea ;)
     
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    did he catch anything else?
    was the water warm?
    what's going to happen to SURGHI the wrussian wrasse now?
     
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    :lol: clever chap... he adds the fish , then asks for an ID:whistling: to me all wrasses have the same traits, they just tend to cause some sort of havoc in a tank
     
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  12. Hails

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    The 6 line is the one decent wrasse :)
     
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    not always:p,they tend to be bad asses wen introd too early
     
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  14. SteveZi

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    Good or bad reputations, but wrasses are awesome fish.
    Maybe @Goby is still out collecting?:whistling:
     
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  15. Hails

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    He didnt like the comments- The wrasse of a man scorned :tt2:
     
  16. SteveZi

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    hehe you spelt wrath rong!
     
  17. Hails

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    Did it intentionally ;)
     
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    yeah i got that...;)
     
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    Meh, I like wrasses. Got 6 species at the moment and they're all cool. Active and lots of character, even when they're being naughty.
     
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    they are vewy vewy pwitty fishies:lol: come in an assortment of colours to choose from
     
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    Not a scientist, just a fish geek/catcher for 16 years. Was my second career choice though... :whistling:
     
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