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    Checker Board Wrasse and Diana's Hogfish

    Hi,

    Just wanted to know if Checker Board Wrasse and Diana's Hogfish are reefsafe or not. Any information on these?

    LMG

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    compatibility chart says that "reef safe" wrasses and hog fish should be safe together but "fish only" safe wrasses and Hog fish can be put together with caution. here's the link .

    http://www.liveaquaria.com/general/c...lity_chart.cfm

    Rob

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    Diana's Hogfish is not recommended for a reef. It will eat motile invertabrates (ie: snails, shrimps, crabs). Will also prey on Bivalves, Clams, worms and other crustaceans.
    reaches almost 10" in length.

    Checkerboard Wrasse also not reefsafe as it feeds primarily on sand-dwelling gastropods, bivalves, hermit crabs, polychaetes and small fishes. Requires a meaty diet. Reaches almost 11" in length.
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    Well ... given Tang Mans experience .. I guess this compatibility chart is ether useless or too generalized. Tang Man .... do you have a reliable or more detailed compatibility chart in any of your books that you could maybe scan and post?
    Rob

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    Thanks for the info guys. I will not buy them for a reef.

    By the way, they are on sale at Big Al's Kanata for 23.99 (CB-Wrasse) and 39.99 (Diana's Hogfish) with no info.

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    Cool LIVEAQUARIA

    I've always found there fish info to sometimes be way off as well. Not always but sometimes.

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    I took the info for the Diana's hogfish from Scott Michaels book.

    As for the Checkerboard wrasse, look here:
    http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=che...t&cop=mss&tab=

    The first couple of links are not bad.
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