I am a beginner, research (too much out there) and have just started adding fish and tell all LFS
my set up ( 169 litres...hard and soft corals incl bubble anemone,2 wavemakers, DOC
skimmer, phosphate reactor, sump) and newly purchased fish under advice as being reef friendly and compatible ie blue tang, sailfin, dotty back, 2 clarke clowns and yellow mimic which had a spot and died the 2nd day)
I have today bought what turns out to be a yellowtail coris wrasse and after researching, it has teeth, is apparently NOT reef friendly even though I asked for reef friendly fish ( is this because it disrupts rocks or eats corals? ) it eats snails, worms- good and bad and crabs ( I have a small hitch hiker ) and can die of starvation as it needs to be fed 3x daily. The LFS
only told me they like to feed off rocks which was fine but I panicked when it buried itself under the sand and didn't resurface- hence the research.
What do I do? It should be in a minimum tank size of 100 gals ie twice the current size and will it eat my corals? Has anyone else kept one in a set up like mine with no problems? Maybe I need to return it to the LFS
? It's so attractive I will be disappointed but need to look after the reef tank as a whole as well as my new friend.