leopard wrasse

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  1. RUAN

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    hey guys
    Got me a leopard wrasse yesterday,nice fish.:thumbup:
    Just want to know a little bit more about it like

    is it agrsive
    what dose it eat and so on

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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Indeed beautiful fish - BUT - please take note:
    their natural diet consists of ALL invertebrates.....
     
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    RUAN Thread Starter

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    like corals or like shrimps and crabs
     
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    Beaut of a fish!!
     
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    thanks jaak
     
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    Shrimps and crabs are it's main diet. It will also eat clams if it can get to it's foot
     
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    thanks warr7207
     
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    Warr said it, Ruan! ;)

    BUT - not only that - also pods, worms, and starfish!
     
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    thanks man
     
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    awesome fish ruan...was also looking at one BUT there goes the crabs, shripms etc etc:p

    Still cool though...thinking species tank ?????
     
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    A Beautiful place!
    I also got one, with a couple hermits, 2 cleaner shrimps and she's behaving very well. Only pick pods off the rocks.
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    Everywhere I've read about them on the net says they're reef safe!!?? Only time will tell. Tobes, you say you've got one with no issues? How long have you had her tobes?
     
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    A Beautiful place!
    I got her 2 months ago and not a problem at all with my crabs, cleaners, stars, corals or agression towards my other fish. She's a beauty, she behaves and is not a nuisance - just like a woman should be...
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    funny enough just read up on them on sat evening on RC, awsome fish. all the members there have claimed them to be reef safe and i must say i have never experienced a problem, its really nice to be able to differenciate sex between species for pairing purposes. definatley something for me to look if i ever add substrate again.
     
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    Nice fish boet. Keep us up to date on it's table manners.
     
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    I've always wanted one of these guys, might just get one once my tank has matured a little more and when my cleaner shrimp is a bit bigger. Beautiful fish though hey, good choice :thumbup:
     
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    Hi Ruan i have 2 in my tank the one has been there for over a year and i have never had a problem with them ,there main diet is small crustatians and worms ,and unlike fish such as twin spot's and formosa's who will attack larger crabs the bipatartus only eats what it can get in its mouth.

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    This is the adult ive had for over a year.
     
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