Local Live rock

Discussion in 'Biological/Natural Filtration and Deep Sand Beds' started by magman, 13 Dec 2012.

  1. magman

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    Can anyone please show us where in the legislation does say that it is illegal to collect any local live rock,

    No assumptions or personal views please, just a quote from any legislation that say's collecting LR is illegal
     
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    i see another 20pager comming, bring on the :peroni:
     
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    As far as I know you won't find any legislation on it, well not that I've been able to find, so technically it is legal to collect for yourself, however, from my understanding of the legislation, the problem comes in with what is actually on the live rock, that is what you need permits for and where it could be deemed to be illegal. If there is any life on the rock, like soft corals, tube worms etc. then you would need a permit for that, which you get from the post office. I could be wrong but that is the way I interpret the current legislation.
     
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    And do not go in with a hammer and chisel.
    Check corals on the rock as some are not covered by the permit. Especially the hard corals.
     
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    How now brown cow ... Just logged back on ... Where did my post go?
     
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    It's in the other thread, where it's always been and always will be. :tt2:
     
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    My bad my bad ... Having one those dof off days:blush:
     
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    Does that mean you're going to crash the forum again?
     
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    ???

    If you need a permit to collect, do you require any sort of permit to keep? (i.e in your tank)?
     
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    My crashing days are over ... I now respectfully sit quietly and read read read .... :thumbup:
     
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    Not yet...:p..:D
     
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