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Profile lexID: 1176 AphiaID: 398570 Scientific: Wetmorella tanakai German: Höhlenlippfisch English: Sharpnose Wrasse, Pigmy Possum Wrasse Category: Gylter Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Wetmorella (Genus) > tanakai (Species) Initial determination: Randall & Kuiter, 2007 Occurrence: Filippinerne, Flores, Indo Stillehavet, Malaysia, Sulawesi Sea depth: 21 - 30 Meter Size: bis zu 5cm Temperature: 24°C - 26°C Food: Artemia, Flagefoder, Groft frostfoder, Mysis Tank: ~ 100 Liter Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Data deficient (DD) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2004-12-01 20:44:59
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Randall & Kuiter, 2007
Very nice fish feeding made no problems and it seems to be a very alert fish.
Unfortunately very expensive.
Wetmorella live in dark caves . They shouldn't be kept with big fish, as then, you won't see them very often.
Very good for a mixed tank, but with no big and fast swimming fish.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Wetmorella (Genus) > Wetmorella tanakai (Species)
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