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post #1 of 7 Old 12-19-2008, 12:30 PM Thread Starter
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Drekko, the Dragon Wrasse

We bought a dragon wrasse a few weeks ago who I thought was large enough to be immune from the threat of our Stars and Stripes puffer. Wrong.

I loved how this fish buried itself in the sand where it remained for most of the day and then emerged from the "depths", looking awesome.

So long, Drekko.
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post #2 of 7 Old 12-19-2008, 01:09 PM
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Sorry to hear that Mike

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post #3 of 7 Old 12-19-2008, 01:34 PM
Sorry to hear about your dragon wrasse.

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post #4 of 7 Old 12-19-2008, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks, guys. That pic wasn't him, by the way, but he looked just like that and I didn't have one.
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post #5 of 7 Old 12-21-2008, 06:58 PM
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aww that's sad,sorry to read about that. :(

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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post #6 of 7 Old 12-21-2008, 08:54 PM
What a gorgeous fish, too. Sorry for the loss.
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post #7 of 7 Old 12-22-2008, 08:31 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks. The LFS had said it should work out because of their relative sizes, and for a few weeks it looked like things were going to. At the end of the day, though, I suppose my hungry puffer fish is a hungry puffer fish.
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