ID this local wrasse please

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  1. IsmailB

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    Thanks alot

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    Don't know what it is but I like it:)
     
  4. JamesHunter

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    Cutribbon wrasse [stethojulis interrupta]
     
  5. JamesHunter

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    Sorry forgot to say i have one in my frag tank and its fine with everything while it is small... but i assume the Lion will sort him some time soon
     
  6. SteveZi

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    i don't think it's a cutribbon, can you post some more pics please?
    could be a juvenile halichoeres species.
     
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    Is this not our local KZN two tone wrasse .... Or spot fin wrasse
     
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    What about spot tail wrasse
     
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    Slippery dick Wrasse would be the closest (Halichoeres bivittatus) but we dont get them here, i stick with cutribbon till i am wrong lol
     
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    Well well well Lady in Pink ....
    Were were lost all this time? Maybe the coris caudimacular? had 1 for years and locally caught ....
     
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    Did you eat it when it got to big lol
     
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    Shame poor bugger is gone to the big tank in the sky ... But not before devouring all my feather duster worms
     
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    agree with chika - Coris caudimacula
     
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    Shame on everyone except @chikaboo - it's the 3rd most common wrasse in SA - Coris caudimacula.
     
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    Thanx bud ... I wont forget this bugger for the ffg reasons ... Was my first wrasse and a die hard .... Lost him due to tank opening up and losing 99% of my livestock ... I used to love him to bits even though he wiped put all my feather duster worms .... Full of character ...
     
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    They're very peaceful as Coris go and you can keep them in groups. The big males are very pretty. I've got two in my FO tank.
     
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    same as in my profile pic.
     
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