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Old 10-17-2012, 10:19 PM   #1
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I watch the Live Aquaria FB page and this one recently came up.

Drs. Foster and Smith Diver's Den® - Zebrasoma gemmatum

Wow.
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Old 10-17-2012, 10:22 PM   #2
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I've seen a couple deep water fish go for $10k on there
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Old 10-18-2012, 02:50 AM   #3
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I think the dr seuss soapfish is like 6,000 dollars. Cool fish.
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If I am going to drop 5k on a fish it will be this one.

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That's a cool fish. I would spend my money on the mandarin fish or black tang.
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Old 10-18-2012, 04:04 AM   #6
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They actually sell those?! Wow, I'd think they would not make it through shipping or survive in a tank that isn't used for scientific purposes..like public aquariums.
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Old 10-18-2012, 04:06 AM   #7
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I watch the Live Aquaria FB page and this one recently came up.

Drs. Foster and Smith Diver's Den® - Zebrasoma gemmatum

Wow.
Mature scopas tang + ich = close enough!
I wonder who buys these fish...millionaires...overly addicted hobbyists?
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I beleive they are illegal in Australia actually...
Ill have to find out for you Jeta!
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Old 10-20-2012, 03:01 PM   #9
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I believe they are protected from trade or export.
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I believe they are protected from trade or export.
Pretty sure your right. You need to be a large public aquarium or have permits for biologists to aquire them.
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