One of my first fish....

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  1. Amoré

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    This is one of my first fish, but I can't remember what it's called.... someone please tell me... I know its shocking..... :blush:

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    Thanks :)
     
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    anytime!
     
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    it looks more like a Axilspot hogfish
     
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    What about this one:
    Bondianus neili

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    Definately a hog fish of some sort, good to have yu back Amore'
     
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    also very close
     
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    im not sure if it is this.

    The differnt species look very similar.
     
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    really, did i say that? i think it was Bruce who said it? Hey Trev?
     
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    turncoat hog fish
     
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    same as Axilspot hogfish
     
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    you guys sure know your fish....


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    Thanks a lot!
     
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    that or we have WAY too much time to spend researching :whistling:
     
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    Keep it up, its good for newbies like me, we learn a lot from you guys...
     
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    look at the red eye.......diana hog
     
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    Hi Guys,

    It is a Diana Hogfish - Juvinail.

    I was reading on this fish yesterday. See pic below.

    Be carefull with this fish.

    Quick Stats: Diana's Hogfish
    Family: Labridae
    Range: Red Sea, Pacific
    Size: Up to 10 inches
    Diet: Carnivore
    Tank Set-up: Marine: Coral or rock, plants
    Reef Compatible: No
    Tank Conditions: 72-78ºF; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4
    Minimum Tank Capacity: 50 gallon
    Light: High
    Temperament: Aggressive
    Swimming Level: No specific level
    Care Level: Moderate
    Reproduction: Group Spawner


    Diana's Hogfish, also known as Diana Hogfish, Red Diana Hogfish, or the Spotted Hogfish, is a reddish-orange color with white spots on the back along the dorsal fin.

    A 550 gallon or larger aquarium with plenty of hiding places provides a good environment. It is very aggressive and should not be housed with smaller, docile fish that are easily bullied.

    Diana's Hogfish diet consists of meaty foods such as snails, worms, mussels, and small fish.


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    He is going to be stunning when he is an adult hey. He is not at all aggressive towards the other fish, he is not nipping my corals either, but I will keep an eye on him.

    Thanks
     
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    i noticed that but wasnt sure if the red was the actual eye colour or if the camera's red-eye reduction setting was off.
     
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    why won't my bubble tip stay in one place? he sits in once place when the light is on, and even when the tank light is off and the room light is on, but as soon as I switch all the lights off, he takes off and hides...
     
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