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Lol guys sharks are nothing to worry about, you’re statistically more likely to get killed by a vending machine than swimming with a great white. I dive whenever I can with different sharks, they are just like excitable pet dogs coming over to play. Check this out;



I fundraise for the shark trust uk too

https://www.sharktrust.org/


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Hats off to you for getting the hook out, I'd love to see a pic of it if you have one, yeah I don't think I'd have liked helping it regain the energy to turn and take my leg off lol

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Reply #167

That's awesome I'd love to dive with sharks I would still feel intimidated but I know they get a bad rep and aren't all bad, I'd still feel safer with a dog though lol

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When the dog turns on u, u can try entice it with some food. When the shark goes rogue u become the bloody food!


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Hats off to you for getting the hook out, I'd love to see a pic of it if you have one, yeah I don't think I'd have liked helping it regain the energy to turn and take my leg off lol

Should have some on my external hard drive at home, will have a look later.  Have to say the feeling of a shark between your legs as you stand in teh shallows in teh dark pushing and pulling teh thing so it starts breathing again is not one i want to repeat

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Have you seen any of Cristina Zenato's Shark Video's? Really interesting watch, she also de hooks sharks, literally shoving her hand in their mouths

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Reply #172

I can imagine mate it's definitely not for the faint hearted lol, I like sharks but I don't know if I would trust one enough not to view me as it's next meal

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Reply #173

More good news to report, I have been taking a turkey baster and introducing copepods at lights out from my refugium to the main display for a few nights now and as of last night I can see them crawling all over the rocks and glass so I'm pretty happy with that, also my cleaner shrimp moulted again, is it normal for them to moult s frequently? This has moulted twice now and only about 2 weeks apart if that, can't complain though if he's growing lol

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Reply #174

Not so good news this time, i have figured out why my firefish is always hiding, he appeared briefly only to be chased away by the anthia so I'm guessing this is why he's became more timid, surprisingly he doesn't bother the clownfish but I'm thinking he might have to go as I don't see it being possible to add any other fish alongside him, if anyone is looking for a male anthia near Glasgow let me know

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Reply #175

The clownfish in all likelihood would most likely not take that from many other fish. How big is the clown compared to the other fish. Firefish are pretty timid fish

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Reply #176

The clownfish is just a juvenile so roughly 1.5", the firefish is about 3" and the anthia is about 3.5", I have never seen him try to chase the clown and for a good amount of days the anthia and firefish were swimming close to each other with no issues untill now, now it's been a good few days the firefish is hiding all the time, im tempted to target feed him in his burrow just to make sure he gets fed as he won't even come out at feeding time now

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Reply #177

Might be worth taking back the anthia? Or look at getting a mate for the firefish? Usually a bonded pair are a lot more ballsy

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Reply #178

I think if I can take the anthia back I will do that as I don't think I could add a cardinal with him either, he'd probably bully anything else I add, I've never taken a fish back before

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Reply #179

Other option would to get a couple more of the same type and hope that the social aggression sorts itself out, of course then you have the risk that the Anthias will pick on the smallest in the group until dead....

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