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  1. Ismail

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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    pic one looks like a perch family, and the blue strip with black looks like a neon goby

    2nd pic is a surgeon, maybe a
    Thompson's Surgeonfish (Acanthurus thompsoni)
    or bristletooth variant
    hard to tell from pic
     
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    time to get a better camera?
     
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    Haha no money since i started maines:razz:
     
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    Will try for some better pics when he comes out again.
    Thanks though
     
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    the 1st one is a juvenile Cape Moony - Monodactylus falciformis
    I want a few of them for my tank but seems that I'm never gonna get time to collect again...:(
     
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    are they locally collected?
     
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    yes
     
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    thanks man, but i sit in cape town, also known as the land of the permanent winter.
    I actually miss the collecting more than actually having the fish.
    Keep posting what you find.
     
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    Pic 1 - Acanthurus blockii
    Pic 2 - Monodactylus falciformis
     
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    Haha shame man
    Durban is the place to be:thumbup:
     
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    I would say either that or it could be a Acanthurus dussumieri
    because it has a yellow tail as a juvenile, not white like A. blockii...

    But A. dussumieri also has a light blue stripe on it's keel, unlike this specimen.
    http://www.daveharasti.com/nelsonbay/fish/Acanthurus_dussumieri.jpg
     
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    lighty u beta make a plan to take me to go catch some fish in February or else:tt2:
     
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    Haha yes ofcoarse:tt2:
    Havent seen yuu in a while!!
     
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