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Looking for a new dental plan?

By Leonard Ho - Posted Feb 11, 2013 07:00 AM
Cleaner shrimps and wrasses are coral reefs' dentists. These critters will service just about any client that wanders into their cleaning stations, and there is a surprisingly number of videos where divers' take advantage of the free dental work. We share three of our favorites.

What do you do when you encounter cleaner shrimps during your dive?  Get cleaned, of course!


Cleaner wrasses need dental patients too.


Stop me if you've heard this one before: How many cleaner shrimps does it take to clean a woman? 
Oh, and do you see the big moray eel sitting in the next dental chair over?  As if dental work wasn't nerve-racking enough ....

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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