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#1 petern

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 06:37 PM

On a recent trip to Talumben we can across this little underwater temple. The chrinoid position made it look like interseting

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 04:04 AM

Great pic.
We've got similar statues at Padangbai's Jepun dive site. The crossed arms of the Buddhas always seem to offer perfect shelter to scorpionfish. Nice photo opp...
A statue garden was recently started on another site of Padangbai. A few statues and large tables were placed underwater. The idea is that anyone can join on the project, sink their own statue and have it become a habitat for fish and an attraction for divers. The first statues sank a month ago already have Crinoidea, tunicates, crabs and a few fish living on them...
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