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post #1 of 9 Old 08-04-2011, 02:20 PM Thread Starter
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Caught in a florida beach, 3-5 feet deep
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post #2 of 9 Old 08-04-2011, 09:28 PM
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I am pretty sure it's a wrasse not sure of the full name
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post #3 of 9 Old 08-04-2011, 09:29 PM
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very cool did u keep it?

life is an ocean sail it
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post #4 of 9 Old 08-04-2011, 10:35 PM
Looks like some sort of Hawk Fish, the way its kinda sittin on its front fins. Can't tell which though.
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post #5 of 9 Old 08-05-2011, 04:06 AM Thread Starter
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very cool did u keep it?
yup
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post #6 of 9 Old 08-05-2011, 05:06 AM
beautiful and really special

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post #7 of 9 Old 08-05-2011, 01:50 PM
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it perches like a hawkfish or goby but appearance says a type of leopard wrasse. i hope you checked local laws prior to collecting and used a QT for it. it is a nice looking specimen.
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post #8 of 9 Old 08-05-2011, 02:02 PM
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Yeah the FBI might be knocking down your door!!!


Very cool fish. Hoping someone knows exactly what it is.
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post #9 of 9 Old 08-06-2011, 12:34 AM
it could be very well a juvenile specimen.some juvenile are of a different color then the adults

5x2x2 aro,highfin bat,fei feng,ST,albino tinfoil,c.perch
4x1.5x1.5 planted tetras,harlequins,
otto,WMM,2 types of celebes rainbows,rcs,amano, bamboo,red ramhorns,MTS
3.5x2.5x2 flowerhorn,pleco
3x1.5x1.5 russel's lion,blue cleaner,sixline and leopard wrasse,maroon clown pair,green chromis,scorpion,tiger cowrie,turbo,lyretail anthias,jewel,anemone,star polyp,marbled and giant green mushi,zoa
2x1x1 nano sw shrimps
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