This week in south Lombok we are playing hide and seek in the feather stars with a whole variety of shrimps and crabs. Here in south Lombok we have an abundance of beautiful macro life including a whole range of shrimps and crabs like squat shrimp, hairy squat shrimp, peacock-tail anemone shrimp, bubble coral shrimp, orangutan crab, two horn box crab and so much more.
We had martin join us from Holland this week for a couple of dives he went to our secret garden to have a look at the beautiful coral gardens we have there along, with the amazing marine life like peacock mantis shrimp, hawks bill turtles. Octopus, cuttlefish, nudibranches, whip coral shrimps and if you’re lucky like Martin you might get to see a white tip or two. Martin also had a go on the staffs favorite dive The Sand and spent 75 minutes hunting for macro and boy did they find a lot they saw nudi’s, juvenile cuttlefish, ornate ghost pipe fish, robust ghost pipe fish, frog fishes, crabs, shrimps, milibede and more.
This week the weather has improved with blue skies, warm waters, good visibility and only a touch of current it has been a pleasant week of diving and looking forward to the next.