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Old 08-18-2009, 05:44 PM   #1
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I was looking at the rock in my sump last night and I noticed a little bit of aiptasia growth. I haven't seen any of it in my main tank yet but I was wondering if I should be worried about it in my sump. Will it be able to spread to the main tank?
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Yes. I'd suggest taking care of it sooner than later.

FantasyReef Databases-Viewing item "Aiptasia Removal Methods"
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I wonder if my peppermint shrimp aren't mitigating the spread of the little aiptasia in my main tank.
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I would think that as long as you have the Peppermint Shrimp in your display, you shouldn't need to worry about the Aiptasia becoming a problem for your tank inhabitants.

On the other hand, HN1 has a good point. Those nasty little buggers can get out of control really quickly. Perhaps you could put a Peppermint Shrimp in your sump??? I don't have a sump for my tank, so I don't know a whole lot about how they work or if a shrimp could even survive in there.

Hope that helps a little, and perhaps you can enlighten me a bit about sumps.
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Peppermint shrimp dont ALWAYS eliminate aiptasia. Yes, they are known for aiptasia removal but you can't necessarily 100% count on them for its removal due to the fact that all lifeforms are unique!
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