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Travel Bug Dog Tag Wood-Red Irian TB

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Owner:
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Released:
Saturday, 13 August 2016
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of GurTheWanderer.

This is not collectible.

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Current GOAL

Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean, preserves the tracking number and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

Photos in the travel bug logs are appreciated.  I will be re-post them here, where they can be seen by other cachers.

About This Item

I am always alert for items I can convert to travel bugs.  This is one of a small series of painted, wooden, generic fish-shaped cutouts to which I have attached a tag.  Each TB of the series is named for a freshwater aquarium fish of the same color as the wood fish.  An image of a live fish can be seen elsewhere on the TB page.

The Red Irian or Red Rainbow has brightly colored males and silvery females. A male fish, without a female present, may become duller in color. It is competition between males that brings out the best colors. To see good strong reds, frequent water changes are also essential.  Rainbowfish are known for their characteristic large eyes, black or silver band that runs through the middle scale rows, deeply forked mouth, and two dorsal fins.  This is a very active fish. The plants should be sturdy enough to stay rooted and recover from any browsing. There should be a good stretch of open water for them to school in, thus a large tank is required.

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Tracking History (35014.6mi) View Map

Retrieve It from a Cache 05/21/2019 GurTheWanderer retrieved it from The Border Fence New South Wales, Australia   Visit Log

Come travel

Dropped Off 03/24/2019 SteveKlippy placed it in The Border Fence New South Wales, Australia - 385.41 miles  Visit Log

goodbye

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Retrieve It from a Cache 02/16/2019 SteveKlippy retrieved it from Between a rock and a hard place New South Wales, Australia   Visit Log

Will try to move this on asap. Cheers.

Dropped Off 01/18/2019 echo#47 placed it in Between a rock and a hard place New South Wales, Australia - 1.13 miles  Visit Log

Safe travels

Grab It (Not from a Cache) 08/01/2018 echo#47 grabbed it   Visit Log

Taking you to the water

Retrieve It from a Cache 07/25/2018 MLeiAD retrieved it from Avocian Rascal’s New South Wales, Australia   Visit Log

Will take to another premium member cache location

Discovered It 07/12/2018 ob1rooster discovered it New South Wales, Australia   Visit Log

Found on 13th July 2018 in wind in the willows hole in tree cache

Dropped Off 05/31/2018 Simber15 placed it in Avocian Rascal’s New South Wales, Australia - 2,061.78 miles  Visit Log

Dropped this fish near to some water. Good luck! I’m sure the local surf scouts will take care of you whilst on holiday here.

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Visited 05/18/2018 Simber15 took it to Amongst The Xanthorrhoea Western Australia, Australia - 2.62 miles  Visit Log

One of my last WA caches before flying back to Wagga.

Retrieve It from a Cache 05/15/2018 Simber15 retrieved it from Point Peron Western Australia, Australia   Visit Log

Picked up along the WA coastline. Will take back East with me this weekend as I’m in Perth for the week visiting a close friend and collecting a few caches after work.

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