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Old 02-28-2005, 01:24 PM   #11
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To get a little more scientific, those DOC's are both attracted to, and repelled by water...so the millions of tiny bubbles in a skimmer capture them since the walls of the bubbles are both water and air. The DOC's stick to them like a magnet, and then when the bubble bursts in the collection cup, the DOC's are left in the cup.
That is a much better explination
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You will have a HARD time keeping an anemone alive. Many of my fish are called "difficult to keep for any length of time" - and they've all done just fine. My PBT is 9 months old now and is healthier and more active than ever.

When they say anemones are tough to keep, they mean it. I had one last about 3-4 weeks, stayed in the same spot and appeared to be doing great. Then it decided to start roaming around the tank and I knew it was in trouble. It was dead 3 days later and not a single water parameter had changed. My tank is closing in on 1 year old so I have 2 anemones now - a huge white sebae and a white-tipped LT. If these die I won't be buying any more anemones for a long time.
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