Rockpools...ROCK!!!

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  1. Annoying

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    I went to Port Edward last week and like always I just had to see what can I find in the rockpools and look at this one!
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    It's so ugly it's beautiful:lol:
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    Any ID just intrested looks awesome!:thumbup:
     
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    You bloody luck uck! I just WISH I could see some lifestock like THAT at Port Edward. When we were there (abot a month ago), there was NOTHING. No No LIFESTOCK at all!
     
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    Flip, that is so cool...
     
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    It should be a snowflake morray - did you catch him dude - these are one of the more "passive" eels species that are kept in home aquariums
     
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    i sure hope you cought it.... please tell us you cought it
     
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    Damn sorry I couldn't firtsly I didn't know if it would be safe and secondly I'm 15 hours drive away and I had 5 days left of my vacation so he either wouldn't had make it or would have become very sick!
     
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    Good on you mate! I am really impressed!
     
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    Believe you me dude these critters are pretty much bullet proof but it would be better if they have their own "predator tank" as everything that moves is food at some time or the other - eels can stay up to an hour out of water but get yourself some battery operated air pumps and buckets for your nexxt trip to the coast
     
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    Hey when I went I saw tons ( I found the perfect place ) I saw gobies,seastars,hundreds of snails, crabs, and 3 species of coral one is a neon green colour and one is orange and looks like pipes and there were button polyps couldn't take photo's though. The plants there were very colourful I actually saw a plant that grew like a leather coral! Most of these stuff I found on the way to TO strand (vacation resort). If you walk from port edward to TO strands opening to the beeach it's a few km but worth it if you reach the opening you can see a small rockpool at the end. There you can fingd gobies and the green coral but the best place is to walk past that to the bigger rocks almost a km away and there is like a passage a few metres deep and you can only see it at low tide. Inside that passage I found almost 5 squire metres of the green coral and button polyps!!! If you walk further on with the rocks you will see numerous other big pools with hundreds of life in:yeahdude::yeahdude::yeahdude:
     
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    Buckets dude - lots of them but be carefull of coral - always use some form of gloves as some can be very toxic! Also dont forget a permit from the post office or you will be in "deep water" with the law!
     
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    Other name snowy moray eel

    Had one very nice eat ot of my hand love to be stroked but THANKS TO ESKOM AND LYDENBURG'S POWER SUPPLY i had to flush it.

    If you have it to eat well it leave your small fish alone. It like to eat shrimps.
     
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    h regards to the whole permit thing - what exactly ARE we allowed to take? I have heard different things from different people. Some say only fish and invertebrates, with coral and live rock being out of the question. Others say anything goes as long as you have the permit. Anyone know what the real situation is?
     
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    If you contact the KZN wildlife offices in PMB they will send you a list of all the things you can catch.

    For fish you need a Aquaruim permit
    For invertebrates and other stuff you need a bait permit.

    Hard corals are out but soft corals there is a few on the list do not have the list with me but call them they will fax or email it to you.

    On the list of fish you are not allowed to catch Great white shark or dolfins. Wonder how it will look in a 4ft tank :lol:
     
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    dammit there go my plans for the weekend! :rofl:
     
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    I'm going down to Shelley Beach Tomorrow wil come and help you with the great white i will hold the tail you the head :whistling:
     
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    Good luck with that!!!:whistling:
     
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