Some of my good catches

Discussion in 'Diving, Collecting and Environmental Discussions' started by IsmailB, 29 Apr 2013.

  1. IsmailB

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    Thought i'd share this with those who enjoy local fish, been having some good luck in KZN

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    Very nice fish, the fish in the bucket lots of butterfly's and same species. Did you put them all in your tank. 7 butterfly's all in one day.
     
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    wow some great fish in there, well done:)
     
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    11 :whistling: must be the water ripples playing tricks. :)
     
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    Awesome. Some nice species there!
    Where exactly did you manage to collect such nice fish specimens?

    All of the fish are relatively easy to keep except for the filefish. It might need some special attention to get eating...
     
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    thanks guys been very lucky recently :tt2:
     
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    Along the south coast, lots of good fish there

    most of the fish have already started eating frozen brine shrimp and blood worm, gona introduce them to flakes and hopefully the catch on nicely

    File fish is the greedy one of the lot, thankfully he picked up eating first
     
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    yes, they were all introduced at the same time and doing very well :)
     
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    Lucky fish (pun intened)like that wrasse
     
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    Is that a blue banded surgeon in the 6th picture
     
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    thats awsome
     
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    I think that what they are getting at is that the LEGAL LIMIT is 5 per species...
     
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    Hi Scubaninja, Thats not a problem, its two of us collecting and three different species from the seven butterflyfish

    2 x Chaetodon lunula
    4 x Chaetodon vagabundus
    1 x Chaetodon kleini

    Appreciate the concern for our Marine ecosystem :)
     
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    Hi there, yes it is man
     
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    Dit is nice:)
     
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    At the rate you guys are collecting I get the impression that the tank builders you use to build all the tanks to house the fish are thrilled.

    Looking forward to pic's of these local systems. Local systems are few and far between. Or very under advertised on MASA. @viper357 a tank thread for "only local caught species" systems.?

    I envisage threads on how the tank was planed and species caught. The excitement of finally getting the sought after elusive addition and the process involved.

    IMO much more interesting than a bucket display of a catch "brag" that smacks of catch what one can rather than catch what I have planed for. But that is just my perception.
     
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    I agree! My brother lives in East London and only catches fish.
    Will be nice to see these systems!
     
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    Exactly. :thumbup: the coastal guys have a huge advantage here. The exposure is very limited for what ever reason. Hope that changes, as I am sure, there are many a hidden gem out their.
     
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    I was just surprise he ad all the fish in the same tank at ones on the same day. I know also where you can catch the local fish very easy, tangs, angels, wrasse, butterfly's and cardinals. I am glad his system could handle all the fish he ad to his tank.:thumbup: and they eating.
     
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