Recent content by Speckled Grouper

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    Exotic Sealife is hiring

    Thanks Dave for relaying the message :) We are also looking for a smart lady to assist our office manager. If you are interested or know somebody that might be, please contact us.
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    Great Barrier Reef dive recommendations

    We have been to Australia (Liveaboard to GBR out of Cairns) Papua New Guinea Fiji Bali Raja Ampat Komodo Wakatobi Maledives Philippines Micronesia Hawaii All over the Caribbean... Ask away if you want some more info....
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    Possibly the coolest fish I've seen yet!!!

    Wow, what a cool video! Raja Ampat is an area with one of the highest marine bio diversity on the planet. Should be on every divers bucket list!
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    Incredible manta ray encounter I had diving in Indonesia

    Just on a side note......the 3rd actress in that movie is ME :wavehand::wavehand::wavehand:
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    Bucket List dive

    Papua New Guinea cannot be described by words. Lobos the size of a Bus, Bubble Coral the size of a Semi. Hairy Mushroom Mountains....Acros with half inch polyp extensions....and all of that in bathtub warm water...INSANE!
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    Bucket List dive

    The diving in Cozumel will actually be secondary this time. We are also going to Cancun to snorkel with the Whalesharks! Palau is on the bucketlist for sure....
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    Big blue hole, Belize

    Ditto. We did not book to dive there. When we showed up for our daily dives, the dive shop owner told us that some of the other divers had booked to go there (there is an extra charge for it), so we were "forced" to go but at no additional charge. We "suffered" through it...Yawn.....but the...
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    Bucket List dive

    We have dove GBR, Liveaboard to Ribbon Reefs, Cod Hole etc QLD, Keppel Bay Papua New Guinea, Kimbe Bay Indo, Raja Ampat, Komodo, Bali, Wakatobi Kosrae Marshall Islands Guam Kiribati Fiji, Bligh Waters Hawaii, Kona, Oahu Maldives Belize Curacao Bonaire Dominican Republic Trips this year...
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    Foam/Rock Wall for my 265 gallon Tank!

    No pictures...yet.... But everything is good. No Algae, no Aiptasia. Same "old" fish, tank is looking better and soon ready for some new coral. Stay tuned, there will be pictures in the near future :)
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    Foam/Rock Wall for my 265 gallon Tank!

    Wow, it's nice to see that folks are still looking at this old thread and that there is still interest in creating these pieces of art rather than piling a bunch of rock in the tank. My tank is still up and running. Had a few setbacks over the years but never a problem with the foam/rock wall...
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    Frag swap?

    Can't please everybody...that's just the way life is. If it would have been cold or less crowded, somebody else would have complained about that..... Considering that these guys had a month or less to get this show together, they did an awesome, awesome job. Considering that they never put an...
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    Bali diving in Amed

    Ahmed is just "down" the road from Tulamben. Probably nice diving but if you go that far, you should consider diving the "Liberty Wreck" in Tulamben, another 20 minutes or so north of there....
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    Raja Ampat Pictures

    No problem....and there are more coming.....:)
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    Raja Ampat Pictures

    To answer some of your questions: We were there from Friday afternoon to the next Friday morning, so just shy of 7 days, we did a total of 20 dives. We stayed at Raja Ampat Dive Lodge on the island of Mansuar, we saw many of the Live Aboards cruising in the same area. I have 2 Canon Elph 300...
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    Raja Ampat Pictures

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