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Scott Wilson
07-25-2006, 05:51 PM
Joculator Pygmy Angel Centropyge joculator

Would anyone be in the market for this rare find If I got one in.

http://fins.actwin.com/pics/Centropyge_joculator.jpg

lwalcott
07-25-2006, 09:07 PM
WOW :shock: that is a beautiful fish. How much would one cost?

Scott Wilson
07-25-2006, 09:19 PM
they are very rare do tend to demand a high price. A reasonable price would around $750.

pman0455
07-25-2006, 09:20 PM
http://www.thepetstop.com/showprofile.c ... listpage=1 (http://www.thepetstop.com/showprofile.cgi?index=6153&cat=livestock.fish&loc=&listpage=1)

WOW!!!

Scott Wilson
08-02-2006, 05:17 PM
well I now have this fish. I am officially crazy.

pman0455
08-02-2006, 05:50 PM
How much ya askin??

Scott Wilson
08-02-2006, 06:02 PM
How much ya askin??
$750

klc317
08-06-2006, 08:06 PM
wow! Imagine how much of a risk it was to capture, ship, and store this fish. Glad he made it alive and hopefully he can find a good home.

Scott Wilson
08-06-2006, 08:32 PM
The supplier had them for months before selling them. It is really healthy and eating like a champ.

Scott

mdog3000
08-06-2006, 10:11 PM
It looks like a bicolor mixed with an Atlantic Pygmy. Is this like an isolated strain of pygmy angel? Like all the animals in the galapagos.

Scott Wilson
08-06-2006, 11:14 PM
Known only from remote Cocos-Keeling and Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean, Centropyge joculator is seldom available to the US aquarium trade. Most specimens that are collected go to Japan, since logistics of getting them from their origin into the US are difficult and expensive. Although this species coloration resembles the Bicolor Angel Centropyge bicolor, joculator is most closely related to Centropyge hotumatua from Easter Island, another extremely rare fish that is next to impossible to obtain.

klc317
08-06-2006, 11:50 PM
It's just a shame that he will most likely never be bought due to the high price. I hope you have some nice accomodations to keep the fish happy and healthy for the long term, although I'm sure you do. Good luck with it!

andrewr
08-07-2006, 08:14 AM
somebody will buy it scott, look at the pygmies that phishy sells for double that sometimes, i just dont have the cahones to order soemthing like that in