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Old 05/27/2019, 11:36 PM   #1
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Coral exports indonesia

Any updates on coral exports from Indonesia? Seems like its a permanent ban.

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Old 05/29/2019, 09:00 PM   #2
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I feel like you can try to look for an alternative seller nearby, why does it need to be from Indonesia?

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Old 05/30/2019, 10:43 PM   #3
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I would think by now alternatives would have filled the void.
But all that comes in on corals is from Australia (highly regulated and expensive) and Tonga.
So I would think there are not many other sources that allow the collection and export of corals these days.
On the other hand, fish, inverts, and anemones are still coming in from many places:
Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Djibouti, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, Marshal Islands, Solomon Islands, Fiji,...

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Old 06/12/2019, 12:05 PM   #4
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I feel like you can try to look for an alternative seller nearby, why does it need to be from Indonesia?
Look for an alternative seller nearby? 80+% of the hobbies corals were collected in Indonesia lol...

Australia is really the only option which is why $10/head euphyllia is are now $50-60+/head euphyllia.

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