I'm looking for seagrass & caulerpa please?

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  1. MistaOrange

    MistaOrange

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    I'm looking for several algal plant/tree species please?

    Feather Caulerpa
    C. crassifolia
    or C. mexicana

    Grape Caulerpa
    C. Racemosa

    Flat Blade Variety
    C. prolifera

    I'm also looking for seagrass Zostera marina (eelgrass) or any other short seagrass species.

    The seagrass & caulerpa will be used in my seahorse tanks & the mangrove would be used iether in the sump or in the main tanks

    If possible Dwarf Red Mangrove (Rhizophora Mangle) I'd like to do an experiment by using the mangrove in a filter system.

    I'm willing to pay for any of these marine plants.

    Thanks in advance
    Michael
     
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    i have feather and leaf caulerpa
     
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    Awesome David that's just perfect:thumbup:, could it be possible if I could buy a bit of both from you please?;)

    Do you perhaps know of anyone who may have some seagrass? it's for my seahorse setup.

    Yhanks in advance
    Michael
     
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    Mangroves are a protected species. You need loads of permits to collect, transport and keep them.
     
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    sure you my have some. I dont have much of the feathery caulerpa, my urchin has developed a taste for it.

    I dont know anyone with seagrass.
     
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    Next time you pruning would also like some please and willing to pay you a few bobs to cover you for your troubles and some to cover shipping via Speed Services .....
     
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    LOL Chika I'll sort you out as soon as I get hold of some boet no problem but what you can do is when I do get it just organize with the curry mafia to block the eco/pet police so that speedy can do their job;). LOL just kidding but if I do get hold of some I'll give you a shout k dude:thumbup:

    Cool thank you very much David. I'm working night shift this week so I won't be able to collect it in the week unless you are home sometime during the week other wise I could collect it over the weekend if that's ok with you just say when k boet. Once again thanks you very much.


    Henk I do happen to know what animals or plants are legal or not & if I need to get a permit for something I'll get it. No offense Henk if you want to go off about what we can keep something illegally, why don't you apply that to yourself with your little bathwater invertebrates you have which is most definitely not legal. I'm not looking for trouble buy looking for certain things that may not be legal to have but will first try with the authorities to grant me permission to keep it, I've done it before & will do it again if I have to. Besides Nature conservation is so corrupted (like with the rhino horn situation happening now) they would not notice anything anyway.
    If I need to get permits then I must just go & get them. Would it make you happier if I went to go get the permits for the mangrove which is aqua cultured?
     
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    we got boatloads up here, I don't know the names, I will collect for you when I dive next, but you pay for postage, those boxes used for shipping etc, try post pics of the stuff you want, do you want the stuff that grows under the rocks (nps),
     
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    Shot thanx man .. will wait for PM:thumbup:

    Can I score in this as well .... Need to stock up my fuge for my pods to get on with their business and make babies:yeahdude:
     
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    Thanks magman but at least put it into a sealed plastic bag other wise we may have some trouble during the trip. I'll have a chat with a friend & see if her courier company collect it from you, that way it save on the $.:thumbup:


    Feather Caulerpa
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    Grape Caulerpa
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    Flat Blade Variety
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    seagrass Zostera marina (eelgrass)
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    eish.....don't know those one's, the grass I know of enjoys growing under the rocks, there is some other nice reds and oranges etc, the one with the little balls I think I know
     
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    sorry for late reply..been a rather hectic week.
    Im going to be extremly busy this weekend. Can you perhaps collect one evening next week?
     
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    No problem thanks David
     
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    I have bubble caulerpa. How much you need and how much you wanna pay for it?
     
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    Hey David sorry dude I've been hectically busy but could it be possible If I could come past tomorrow evening if the algae is still available?
     
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    Is there anyone in CTN that has any of these macro algae & willing to part with some?
    Feather Caulerpa
    C. crassifolia
    or C. mexicana

    Grape Caulerpa
    C. Racemosa

    Flat Blade Variety
    C. prolifera

    I'm also looking for seagrass Zostera marina (eelgrass) or any other short seagrass species.

    The seagrass & caulerpa will be used in my seahorse tanks & the mangrove would be used iether in the sump or in the main tanks

    If possible Dwarf Red Mangrove (Rhizophora Mangle)

    I'm willing to pay for some!!!!!
    Thanks in advance
     
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