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Old 12-29-2012, 12:50 PM   #21
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Do I leave my pumps and skimmer off when it cycles?
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:30 PM   #22
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More info on the mystery hitchhiker the lights on my tank have been one for about an hour now and they have retracted into the rock and I can't see them any more
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:42 PM   #23
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I'm pretty happy with my rock work
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Still don't know what those hitchhiker are though
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:12 PM   #25
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Google Aptasia and manjano anemonea. If that's it they are unwanted nuisance anemoneas and should be eradicated.
Iv concluded that it is aptasia...;,( iv read up on them an it says to get hermit crabs to eat it. Should I wait for the tank to cycle?
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Hermits do not eat Aptasia, however peppermint shrimp will.
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Hermits do not eat Aptasia, however peppermint shrimp will.
Should I get them now? Or wait for the tank to cycle fullu
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Old 12-30-2012, 07:41 AM   #29
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Wait until the cycle is done. Inverts are sensitive to water parameters
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not all pep shrimp will eat it. Some use lemon juice in a dropper, you could also buy aptasia x
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