Local KZN coral pics

Discussion in 'Soft Corals' started by lIghty, 8 May 2008.

  1. lIghty

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    hi friends

    So i'm wanting to go and scratch on the rocks this weekend for some softies, could you please post pics of softies that can be found on the KZN coast, need to have some sort of guide so I know what I'm taking, would hate to take something that not good or illegal.

    just a pic and name would be gr8.

    thx lighty
     
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  3. gaz19

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    ok any zoo's, im sure you know what zoo's look like.
    stay away from sponges.
    you may find the odd tube worm/feather duster
    i found some blue star polpys on a rock but they tiny.

    you wont find to many softies realy, mainly zoo's
     
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    not to sound stupid but is it possible to provide pics of the mentioned. thx
     
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    not to sound stupid but is it possible to provide pics of the mentioned, except the tube and feather duster. thx
     
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    im heading down the south coast for the weekend,gonna also try and get some Zoas
    heres what my local zoa looks like
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    do you need to dive for them or will you find them exposed at low tide?
     
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    on low tide they are exposed,so you can just get them of the rocks ;)
     
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    Hi,
    I was at Port Edward last week - brought back
    1. Zoa's
    2. The sea slug (very pretty - not sure on how safe)
    3. Some sea weed - looks very cool in the tank.
    4. Hermit grabs, and some snails
    All in low tide.
    Good luck and enjoy the hunt....
     
  10. gaz19

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    raven, just watch the algea. it can die and start to rot and you wont know. if it smells bad, toss it!
     
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    So I got some zoa's (green and a pinkish colour) but what else is around the area? and good spots to go?
     
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    i found some kind of purple xenia down at margate
     
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    How likely is it to rot?
    and is smell the only/best way to determine that it died..?
    (i hope that it will stay alive, as my tank was very "bare" without these - at least it is looking like something now)
     
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    Dude - this is just not fair - i've searched my ass of for these - could not find any of these colors, only the green ones. (which is also very pretty so i won;t complain about it)
     
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    if it was loose and floating, proberly going to die. i also put some in my tank when i started and it looks alive but isnt really. just keep an eye on it. best of luck
     
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