Red-lipped batfish

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    Hi it looks dangerous, what is his food chain. Fingers. Looks cute .
     
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    Man thats one beautyful ugly fish!
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    Definitely looks predatory!
     
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    You think? :lol:
     
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    ..OMW...:eek:..:eek:..that thingy looks UGLY..!! The reflection alone is enough to crack the glass...:blush:..
     
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    Thanks, working now!
     
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    No Len that thing is fugly dude....
     
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    OMW that's nasty ugly - looks like something from out of space :y13:
     
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    OMW! Those red lips! At first i thought, "what a nice photshop pic"!!! I wouldn't go near my tank if it was in it! :eek:
     
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    it looks angry, maybe its just hungry?
     
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    I've caught the local batfish that we get in SA (we call them "sea moths" here - Eurypegasus draconis)

    Never had too much success with them though - they are far from predatory and very fish/reef safe IMO and IME...

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    Looks like it has lipstick on! :lol:
     
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    Size?

    Think I like the "weird and wonderful" creatures.

    Have seen a few Sea Moths diving.

    What are the RLB size, can not find it on the articles? Looks large?

    And the Sea Moths?
     
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    The ones that I've gotten have been recently post-larval pelagics so only a couple of mm in length. I've grown them to about 1cm. Here's some info for ya on sea-moths : FishBase - Sea Moths
     
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