Local Wrasse ID

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by RiaanP, 28 Jan 2012.

  1. RiaanP

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    Not sure on the ID. It is a juvenile, 3cm from St Lucia area.



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    hi Riaan,
    It is Thalassoma purpureum
     
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    Thanks @SteveZi
    Any other info on them?

    Yeah, I know how google works, but I'm lazy.
     
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    :) me too, but from what i remember they grow big, almost 50cm and bite tank mates.
     
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    it's a juvie surge wrasse, get's big and I am sure will eat evreything, including fish, does look awesome though as an adult
     
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    cool photi
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