Anyone had any experience with an Assessor Basslet? I think the yellow ones are stunning, though the black ones are pretty cool too. Not used to paying so much for a fish I won't eat, so I'd like to hear a bit about it first. My DT is ~55gal, and the fish I have all seem to coexist.
Definitely a cool fish. I'm looking for a second Yellow Assessor, but like you said they're a bit pricey. Not to mention you can't really sex them.
Ours swims upside down most of the time and gets along with everyone. Our most aggressive tankmate is a Sixline Wrasse and it does not pick on the Assessor, but our Sixline is relatively nice for a Sixline... so your experience may vary.
Upside down? Kinda glad to hear that. Mine dove into the frogspawn immediately upon release. Then, it disappeared for days. One night, after lights out, I saw it in the back of the tank. It showed lots of battle scars. Now, it seems to be happy in the back/top of the tank, but it swims on its side most of the time. Coloring up nicely, and the fin nips are healing amazingly fast.
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