Urgent id please

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by marsbrat, 27 Feb 2011.

  1. marsbrat

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    Hi guys,

    I caught these at the coast this weekend. Please can u ID before I put into tank!

    [FONT=&quot]There are what look like Damsels to me as well as some BLemmies and some snails. Those snails have awesome spiky shells but move like crazy!

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  3. seank

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    One spot damsel aggro. Rest "seems" fine
     
  4. erle_vaughan

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    those damsels need some space to swim about and chase each other. the brown long fish are "klipvis" goby/blennie type fish.... HAHAHAHA what a description....

    i just fed my juvi lions 10 tiny ones...
     
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    Thanks...well the Damsels are making the tank look busy...hehehe

    I have a Juvenile Lion Fish in there. He is VERY interested in everything that went in...
     
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    The snail to the left, below the damsel, its a Muricidae, and a predator on other snails, and especially bi-valves.

    Better pic of other snails please.
     
  7. HenkHugo

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    Should you not ID the animals before you remove them from the ocean? @Dane
     
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  8. Dane

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    I completely agree Henk. Otherwise you are placing the fish under uneccessary stress, and removing it from its little territory or niche - even temporarily could spell a death sentence anyway. But I can understand how one cannot hold a compendium of marine knowledge in ones head, so second best would be too keep the catch isolated from our systems in a container with NSW until you know what it is. That way at least you know you're not exposing it to pathogens etc
     
  9. Slummies

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    ya please bud, damsels are so rare already...
     
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    I got a couple of those damsels in my 6ft no hassles
     
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    :biglaugh:
     
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