Abalones

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Postby Blötdjur on Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:05 pm

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Postby Annie Anderson on Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:26 am

really good pictures! Thank you :D
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Postby darktoad on Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:41 am

those breathing holes and tentacles are really cool
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Postby Blötdjur on Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:07 pm

Thanks Annie! Yes darktoad :-)

Here it's showing its "paws", if you give it algae it grabs it:

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Here is its favourite food, a thin red-lilac-brown algae:

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(I have also bought a Chiton and seven clams.)
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Re: Abalones

Postby Blötdjur on Mon Nov 17, 2008 10:09 pm

Here perhaps you can imagine how it's walking with it's paws:

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Here is the abalone, the chiton, a few clams, and on the back wall on the second picture a Red Sea nerite:

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Re: Abalones

Postby pbgroupie on Mon Nov 17, 2008 11:08 pm

Such neat animals. I can't wait to see what you add next! :lol:
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Re: Abalones

Postby Blötdjur on Tue Nov 18, 2008 12:06 am

pbgroupie wrote:Such neat animals. I can't wait to see what you add next! :lol:

Well I'm pretty curious too :-)

Here I nearly caught it cleaning its breathing holes with its tail:

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Re: Abalones

Postby Annie Anderson on Wed Nov 19, 2008 9:52 am

That guy is too cool! Thanks for sharing him with us!
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Re: Abalones

Postby rpilla001 on Sun Nov 30, 2008 10:11 pm

Great photos!! I never saw one from the underside.
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Re: Abalones

Postby darktoad on Thu Dec 04, 2008 10:58 pm

your pictures make me want to get a marine tank
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