Baby harlequin Tusk from Australia’s Gold Coast

  baby harlequin tusk1 Baby harlequin Tusk from Australias Gold CoastI’ve spotted this awesome image while browsing through Australia official Facebook page. It’s a juvenile Harlequin Tusk Wrasse (Lienardella fasciata) photographed in Australia’s Gold Coast Waters Harlequin Tusk Wrasse is an awesome-looking fish from West Indo-Pacific region. It has bold coloration and characteristic large, blue teeth that gives it a fearsome appearance. It is, however, rather semi-aggressive fish that gets along well with similar sized fish (it gets to around 10″ in aquarium). Reef-safe with caution, it won’t nip at corals but can eat small mobile invertebrates like shrimps and crabs.  It’s a great addition to tanks 100g and larger and one of the most unique-looking wrasses on the reef. “Like” Australia on facebook to see this and more great photos of this beautiful continent’s best places, animals and plants. (link)

Marcin Smok

About Marcin Smok

Marcin Smok is a reefer and aspiring photographer. He has been keeping freshwater fish tanks since he was 9. About three years ago he put his snorkeling mask on in Florida Keys and that's how his journey with saltwater side of the hobby started. He is also a SCUBA diver. You can check his photography site at www.photoreef.com
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