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Dwarf fuzzy lionfish (Dendrochirus brachypterus)

Dwarf fuzzy lionfish (Dendrochirus brachypterus)

Purchased yesterday and in the small quarantine tank. Has taken a few bits of frozen mysis already which is great news. It’s a very small specimen and currently has a really nice red shade to its pectoral fins which I hope it will keep as it matures. These fish are voracious predators, with a venomous defensive mechanism. This fuzzy mainly feeds on small invertebrates but it’s larger cousins are currently causing havoc in the Caribbean destroying fish populations. An … Read entire article »

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Four Lined Wrasse, Pseudocheilinus tetrataenia

Four Lined Wrasse, Pseudocheilinus tetrataenia

  I was looking for a fish to put in my TMC Micro Habitat. This stunning little Wrasse seemed ideal. It has acclimatised well and will hopefully settle in over the next few weeks. I’ve always admired the lined Wrasses but they can be a little boisterous in captivity so this little nano seemed the perfect place to show it off. … Read entire article »

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