Semi-rare livestock wanted ;-)

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  1. Visser

    Visser MASA Contributor

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    Ive been looking for a couple of semi rare fish tank critters for a while & haven't been able to find them.
    Was hoping some of the sponsors in the Pretoria / JHB area can perhaps help me here.
    I'm looking for:

    1. Pom Pom crabs

    2. Large female Bangai cardinal

    3. Fuzzy carrot coral

    4. Yellow / citrinus clown goby

    5. Harlequin shrimps

    6. Sexy anemone shrimps

    7. Court Jester goby

    8. Two spot goby

    9. Blue dot jawfish

    10. Symbiotic pistol shrimp

    11. Stylophora SPS coral. (any color)

    12. Purple/orange tree gorgonian

    13. Yellow finger gorgonian

    14. Brain worm Platygyra LPS coral

    15. Blueberry sea fan (or any bright colored sea fan)

    16. Any rare colored Zoanthids & Palythoas

    If any sponsor/fellow reefer have any of these critters (even if its just small frags) please let me know...
    Thanks guys!!!

    (P.S. all of these can be viewed on liveaquaria...)
     
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  3. butcherman

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    thats a very specific list... very nice stuff too! :thumbup:
     
  4. Visser

    Visser Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Thanks Steven, ive researched these for quite a while, so im just hoping i can find some of them at least...
     
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    What about a panda goby :)

    Yeah i know, nobody ever heard of them
     
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    I've heard of and seen them! ;)

    They are cool...very small and shy though.
     
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    U such a snob :lol:
     
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    @Visser our LFS has a blueberry gorgonian in at the moment...small one. Lot of nonphotosynthetic corals you want there.
     
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    I got some pom pom crabs from them a few months ago...awesome critters
     
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    You know it! :tt2:
     
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    Avoid the non-photosynthetic corals (fuzzy carrot and sea fans/gorgonians). They're extremely difficult to keep without a highly specialised tank.

    Also, harlequin shrimps only eat live starfish. If you don't have a supply of these then they're going to starve.
     
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    @Visser Speaking of semi rare palythoas....... Whats your polyp count up to with the nuclears?
     
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    I think we need a count of how many reefers have nukes... I know of you two and myself
     
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    I want some...can u guys send me a frag? :biggrin:
     
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    It's cool when people give great advice. Well done LB.
     
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    Hi marius, I originally had 5 polyps & im sitting @ 9 as of sunday (added them on 8june so its 12 weeks now). MAN they are slow growers, lol.

    My other palys normally double in count every 10 weeks, lol.:tt2:

    Hows yours doing nowadays?
     
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    Thanks for the advice @Lord_Blackadder!
    Ive got a NPS only tank setup that im starting to stock after the cycle (still 2 weeks before i add stock). Already have a low light royal blue setup that i will be running on the tank. I will also be feeding plankton through a automatic doser that im keeping in a small fridge next to the tank.
    Have a nice skimmer in the tank that will be running on a reverse cycle to the feeding times. Please advice if i need anything else...


    As for the harlequin shrimps. Im only looking for one. They are for my DT tank, ive got enough 5 legged seastar friend in there to feed about 10 shrimps, lol. Well, perhaps not 10, but you get the point.
    They seem to be multiplying at an incredible rate.
     
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    Visser Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    :tt2:
    Lol, at the moment... they are a bit on the "semi-rare side"...
    Maybe in a couple of months we might have a frag or 2 up for you.
     
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    Haha, i saw one in Petstops tanks this weekend... Thats one cool (but weird) looking fish!!!
     
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    :drool5:

    Love these aswell
     
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