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Abalone Out and About

Finally caught the abalone out and about tonight doing the job he is in for – eating algae (yay). Soon made a dash for his cave when the flash went off: So far the Mithrax seems mainly intent on eating the dark red coralline algae but has had nips at a couple of the few remaining pieces of caulerpa. Shown not much interest at all in the hair. The urchin ate a tract through the main piece of hair I placed it in but has since remained fixed on coralline also. Even so the hair patches do seem to be receeding… …also worth a note the Porcelain crab has moved to the opposite end of the tank wedged under a rock so may be about to molt (it rarely moves from it’s favourite spot) … Read entire article »

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