(idea) Australian Tide Pool Biotope

  1. BringKermitBack

    BringKermitBack Well Known Member Member

    So I had this idea and I thought it wood be cool.

    Get a piece of limestone with a relatively large hole
    Add water and let it cycle for a year
    Add a sump below that simulates waves
    Add some inverts (urchin, seaweed, periwinkles)
    Add some fish
     
  2. RYRYTHEGUY

    RYRYTHEGUY Valued Member Member

    That is cool
    I think that is a good idea :;bananaguitar
     
  3. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

    Oh I love periwinkles! This sounds just too cool!
     
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    BringKermitBack

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    Periwinkles mean a lot to me because in my childhood me and my friends would visit some rockpools and we clambered among the rocks to find the coolest and biggest ones.
     
  5. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

    Did you know you live in the coolest place in the world?

    Did you have blue ones? My faves. Saw a pic once of almost a rainbow of colors. Beautiful!
     
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    BringKermitBack

    BringKermitBack Well Known Member Member

    Yes! Love it here in straya

    I don't know whether I saw blue ones or grey ones because I am colorblind
     
  7. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

    If I could, I’d be there. Is there still an outback to get lost in?

    Oh no! I couldn’t do that! How do you cope? No way could I have survived. See how lucky I am. :)
     
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    BringKermitBack

    BringKermitBack Well Known Member Member

    Yes, though I've never been.
     
  9. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

    I’d love to get lost. :)
     
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    BringKermitBack

    BringKermitBack Well Known Member Member

    It sounds good, but I don't think you want to be lost in giant orange plains, named the nullarbor for a reason. Nullarbor = nothing. Ot would be fun to be out there for a bit though.
     
  11. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

    Sounds like paradise to me.
     
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    BringKermitBack

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    Yeah it looks pretty cool from the air. I've never been though. I think I'm actually going out there in June!!
     
  13. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

    You should! Did you ever get to THE zoo while Steve Irwin was alive? He was my hero. He kissed a croc. I’ve never gotten to do that :(
     
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    BringKermitBack

    BringKermitBack Well Known Member Member

    I was like 2 years old when Steve Irwin died. what a legend
     
  15. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

    My absolute hero. I mean I got to deal with most all of our wildlife hands on but nothing like crocs. I love crocs. Crikey mate, you’re a youngun! Lol
     
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    BringKermitBack

    BringKermitBack Well Known Member Member

    Well you have 'gators.

    Also whoops I thought Steve died in 1999, not 2006! Didn't really follow stuff like that at the time, and also I was in Tristan Da Cunha (look it up) that year.
     
  17. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

    Ooooh! Something to do! :)
     
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    BringKermitBack

    BringKermitBack Well Known Member Member

    Tristan da Cunha is really hard to get to. Only 2 fishing boats a year. But it is worth it!
     
  19. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

    My neighbor thinks the family cemetery looks like a bunch of twin beds out in a yard. Sounds kinda cool. Sounds like a beautiful place to visit. I’d have to stay in Aussie land. So many different places and critters and I just should’ve been born there! Near water. Love water!
     
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    BringKermitBack

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    I recko Sydney would be your place. Or down on the border, which is where many rainbowfish live.