Black Rayed Shrimpgoby feeds partner shrimp some poop!

Have you ever wondered how the partner shrimp in the Lembeh Strait get their food? I always assumed that 100% of it came from digging through the sand and finding morcels of food between the rocks and grains of sand.  Today changed my opinion – the shrimp goby clearly plucks a piece of poop from the water column and passes it down into the burrow for the partner shrimp – I peered over the top of the camera and the partner shrimp did pick it up and withdraw into the burrow with it.

New Housereef Wreck

We’ve been a little quiet for a few days and here’s why: This is the 7th wreck we have sunk on our housereef as well as concrete structures and some metal frames.  Most is colonising well and we have some quite good sized corals growing on them.  The reason for putting this latest wreck so…

Spot The Difference

These two Shrimpgobies are very similar, and if you aren’t paying much attention you will dismiss them as being the same. These are two of my favourite critters, and i consider them a connoisseur’s choice when people make their wishlist for Lembeh.  They are very hard to shoot until you hit Zen mode and all…