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Old 10-11-2004, 08:42 PM   #11
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I have a 6 Line and he is cool.

I feed him frozen mysis and some bryne shrimp.
He gets along with everyone in my tank and is always busy in and out of the LR.
He loves to pick at the LR


Carpet Surfing = Jumping out of the tank so make sure you have a top.
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Old 10-11-2004, 10:08 PM   #12
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i have him! he is acclimating and i got him some frozen mysis shrimp
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Old 10-11-2004, 11:07 PM   #13
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Jumping out of the tank on to the carpet. LOL.

What about canary/yellow wrasses? Are they aggressive?
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Old 10-12-2004, 03:52 AM   #14
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jumping out of the tank and surfing across the carpet
not a very healthy sport
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Old 10-12-2004, 10:30 AM   #15
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What about canary/yellow wrasses? Are they aggressive?
Not as a rule. The smaller growing wrasses of Halichoeres sp are usually quite docile and get along well with other fish and inverts. Decorative shrimp and crabs can still be a concern though. I find if the mobile inverts are added before the wrasse it will usually (but not always) leave the inverts be. Do not purchase adults wrasses though, be sure it is just at the beginning stages of the adult change for best results (about 2"). I have had the same success with Coris sp wrasses.

The larger growing wrasses from the Halichoeres sp would without a doubt eat the mobile inverts including snails.

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Duh, that makes sense! I'm a complete Marine newbie, so give me some slack! For some reason(dont ask!) I thought it was something maybe that he would swim across a carpet anemone and get eaten.
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Old 10-13-2004, 09:22 PM   #17
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just an update...my wrasse is in the tank and doing great! he is constantly on the move for food and eats the flakes and mysis like a little hog!...it is an absolutely beautiful fish
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just an update...my wrasse is in the tank and doing great! he is constantly on the move for food and eats the flakes and mysis like a little hog!...it is an absolutely beautiful fish
Cool. I am really thinking of trading in my Cleaner Shrimp for one.
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Old 10-13-2004, 09:39 PM   #19
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oh, i love my cleaner shrimp alot too...they are both very fun to watch and have alot of character
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Old 10-14-2004, 08:55 PM   #20
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I have been thinking about adding a six line to my tank as well.....I have heard that they will eat red flatworms.....is this true??? I have a bad flat worm problem and would like something that can help control them.....I treated the tank once with "flatworm exit" but they were back in force within a few weeks.
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