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Old 01/09/2008, 07:50 PM   #1
King Lineatus has Risen!
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Mystery Wrasse Turned into a VAMPIRE!!!

Funny story... I added a Regal Angel to my tank 2 days ago, and hung a few mirrors around my tank to cut back on the aggression of my 2 Surgeon Fish.... Funny thing is, my 3 Inch Mystery Wrasse has been going ape **** over his reflection for that period... He now looks like his mouth is open at all times. He has these huge lips, and I see his blue teeth... They look like fangs!!

Also he is turning super duper pinkish purple... He was more on the pink side a few days back...

What do u guys think??

I pressume this is a female... She was 2 inches when I got her, she's now around 3.... But her colors never really changed from pink, to more of the deep purples I have seen.. Her tail did go from clear, to purple....

Is she seeing her reflection and displaying?? Could she be turning into a male??

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Old 01/09/2008, 07:52 PM   #2
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He probably had a lousy brother growing up.

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Old 01/09/2008, 09:08 PM   #3
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I'd be careful with that. The reaction you are seeing could be a sign of extreme stress.

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Old 01/10/2008, 01:52 AM   #4
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Talk about being agressive twords your own kind!

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Old 01/10/2008, 05:05 AM   #5
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I took all the mirrors down.... I think the aggression issue with my tangs is pretty much over... Mystery wrasse can go back to being Dr Jekle....

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Old 01/10/2008, 03:22 PM   #6
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Well, it MAY go back, or it may be that its mouth is damaged such that it cannot eat.

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