What to collect in Port Edward

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  1. Raven

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    Hi guys,
    I'm on holiday in Port Edward - are there any fish/other that i can collect from here and what do i need before collecting?
     
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    firstly obtain a permit.collect,snails,zoas,hermits and lotsa cool fish around
     
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    Hi - i'm not sure how zoas look like - any picture ref will help.
    (sorry I don't want to search net - i'm working on gprs speed - internet extremely slow....)
    THanks
     
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    very pretty & easy to keep :)
     
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    heres a local piece in my tank
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    WOW mek!!! didn't know there were such nice zoa's locally, i always got the same green & brown one's... sorry for the mini jack but dude i'd love to buy some of those frags from you one day if you have available...
     
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    hey Punk,yeah theres some beautiful Zoas on our coastline.
    nope wont sell,but will try n get you some ;)
     
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    geez dude if you can organize me some of those zoa's that's not just green or brown i'll love you long time! :lol:

    seriously can you get me some of those nice one's? :thumbup:
     
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    lol on low tide,they all look green and brown,once submereged and opened up,they look awsome.
     
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    thanks guys!
    How is the best to keep these guys "safe" till i go home...
    I'm here for the week - going back on Monday morning, but i don't want to wait till Monday before collecting (i'm afraid that i won't have enough time to get some nice stuff).
    Thus i would like to start collecting now, and keep them alive till i get home. Can this be done without any hassles?
    thx
     
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    if you have an air pump or any thing to move the water around then just keep them in a container with the watermoving. or collect what you like and leave it in a rock pool where it will be safe.
     
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    or keep it in a drum and do water changes everyday
     
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    1. Where can i get the permit, and what type of permit do i need ?
    2. I've noted that some the zoas are on the rocks - what is the best way to remove it without causing damange - i don't want to damage it, or must i look for smaller pieces of rock with zoas on it?
    3. What type of fish can one get out of the tidal pools?
     
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    1.any post office.fish and invert permits are what you need.

    2.you can actually remove it with your fingers,very easy.otherwise a knife.

    3.lots of surgeons,angels,butterflies.just look under the caves and ledges
     
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    don't go for that kak damsels they will outgrow your tank and bite the other fish in your tank if they grow up.
    happend to me:whistling:
     
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    THanks for the advice guys!
     
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    guys - i've searched, but couldn't get anything......
    Any place in particular that i can look at?
    What about the little nemmies (they look like nemmies) - i've noted that there are red/blue and some other colours as well..Are they worth one's while?
     
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    try palm beach at low tide
     
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    is it nemmies - or do it only look like nemmies? (the red and blue creatures that looks like nemmies)
     
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    dont collect them the useless. look pretty bu8t walk every where and like low light. clowns wont go i them. the almost like an aptasia
     
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