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    Pacific Blue Eyes

    I've discovered so far, that taking photos of fish is a lot harder than one would think it would be! I've used my 50mm to no success, my 70-200 sitting on the other side of my bedroom... and yesterday borrowed a 105mm macro off a friend. What a different! Still quite tricky, I have been using the flash above the tank method, and here are some of my results so far

    Cheers, Ash

    • DiscusEden
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      DiscusEden commented
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      Pseudomugil signifer are NOT legal imports to Australia as of 20/10/2013:
      http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiv...mport-list.pdf
      however, as Australian natives, they can legally be purchased from Australian stock.

      The IUCN Red List reports Pseudomugil signifer as a species which has not yet been assessed at 20/10/2013:
      http://www.iucnredlist.org/search

      It is very important not to release any aquarium specimens into our waterways. Any that are not sold or re-homed/ given away, can often be re-sold to aquarium stores. If they are homed in ponds, care should be taken that they cannot escape in run-off into our waterways. Even if fish are native & local they should not be moved from one waterway to another, as this can transfer disease. If they are not local fish, they can both spread disease and either out-compete or eat local fish, shrimp & plants, causing their demise.
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