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Old 03-31-2006, 09:44 AM   #1
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Leopard wrasse.

Need information on leopard wrasses. I heard these animals are hard to keep becuase of how they eat. I am mainly looking for first hand information but will accept any useful information. TIA!

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Old 03-31-2006, 02:20 PM   #2
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Leopard wrasses are very delicate and don't seem to take well to transport. They should be drip acclimated to a fully established, well matured reef system (at least six months to a year old if not older...the older the better). They can adjust and have seen them eat simple marine flake food and a variety of thawed out frozen food. Mysis shrimp and cyclops are good to add to the feed mix too...and don't forget to feed the fish their veggies

Even triggers and puffers mack hard on marine algae food.
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