Mee, in the Red See

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    Hello to everyone from a 43 degree day in egypt, Don't fret, i will be posting many many pics once i get home but a question. How rare are emperor angels? I have seen 2 today and nearly drowned cus it was sooo beautiful :p one was nearly as big as me! Was i very lucky to see these guys??
    I cannot believe how many of my reef's fish are here, six line wrasse, cheeky blennies, cleaner wrasses and thats just for a start, brain corals as big ass busses, well....nearly:p giant xenias and i have so far seen over 200 HUGE clams and have had my camera and swimming trunks cleaned by klunzinger wrasses, they also love to pose for the camera.:lol: still looking for giant magnifica's though:(
    Oh and royal angelfish, does anyone have one? they are just sooo stunning im afraid my eyes will fall out. Oh and Sohal tang/surgeonfish, does anyone have one?? 2 of them attacked me yesterday after i accidentally hovered over their babies:p
    Thanks in advance and will be posting all my millions of pics ASAP
     
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    lucky bugger:razz: cant wait for the pics!
     
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    Hi Deadmeat - were you SCUBA diving or snorkeling?

    Do you have a dive computer?

    If YES - what water temp did your Dive computer record?
     
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    Jacques sometimes the water temp 30+deg as it's so hot there. saw that Oceans on Nat Geo last year but would love to scuba there someday when I'm big.
     
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    Can't wait for the photos. You lucky you. If I win the lotto I will be there tomorrow.
     
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    When I SCUBA dived the reefs around Praline (Seychelles) in 2006, my dive computer recorded water temps of 34 degrees celsius!
     
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    Jacques - Scuba and snorkeling, all day, i think i might develop gills soon:slayer:. But yes i have a dive comp and its tellig me between 27-28 degrees and it is damn hot, was 42 yesterday. i also have my trusty refractometer which is telling me 1.027 nearer the shore but furthur out to sea its 1.025-1.026
    The angels though, still wanna know how they are too keep in aquaria.
    Good pics come to those who wait :p my 8gb sd is nearly full, only foto'ed 1 huge emperor, hopefully will get some more today.
     
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    Emperor angels are dead easy to keep in aquaria. They've been known to nip at corals, thus are not kept in reef aquaria very often. They occur on the east coast of africa as well, as far down as East London.
     
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    almost sure i saw them here in DBN, but was a while ago...
     
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    I have a semi circle/koran angel in my tank, Deadmeat. Mine has not touched my corals yet (not that I have many corals), since I have put it in my tank. It is with me now for about 5 months .....The angel is now starting slowly but surely, to loose it's "baby" colors - starting to change into it's semi adult colors... :)
     
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    I sooo want a royal angel but can you buy them for reef aquaria? These ive seen here dont get very big, about 18cm, i think the emperor is out of my league cause of the size of the brutes :), still can't believe fish can look like that.
    Oh and saw 2 titan triggers today and a torpedo ray and am now certified for Nitrox!!
     
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    Got some pics on facebook here;

    Niet compatibele browser | Facebook

    If it doesnt work, tell me and i'll sort somthing out. Just soo many pics and can't be bothered to resize them all, 440 pics! :)
     
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    crap, doesnt work, anyone got any ideas on how i can host these pics please??
     
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    Deadmeat - how about using Google's Picasa? Or perhaps resize the pics using Microsoft Office Photo Manager, and then using the "Upload Image" option below the "Quick Reply" window....
     
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    you very lucky, hope you bring some thing back for me, lol
     
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    Awsome Undulated pic, I have one of these in my tank at home stunning fish. That Sohal is a monster so are those wrasse and parrots. I am very jelous
     
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    Thanks for sharing. Some really nice shots. The sohal and the pair of clowns are absolutely oustanding. Enjoy your stay.
     
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