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Juvenile Rockmover Wrasse


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It was meant to be….

My teeth are crumbling. I have numerous broken fillings, at least one large cracked molar and lots of rough edges that my tongue rubs against and which cause constant discomfort. As an independent contractor, I have no “corporate benefits.” Dental insurance is way low on the list of priorities. AARP offers Delta Dental, but the monthly benefit of $90 only pays for a total of $1000 of benefits per year. NOT a reasonable return on Continue reading

Saddle Wrasse


Moorish Idol


Feed me, Seymore!


Don’t know what it is, but I wasn’t going to stick my finger in that maw to find out!

Juvenile Christmas Wrasse