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Old 09-26-2011, 12:55 PM   #1
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Aiptasia problem

Hi, can anybody tell me how to get rid of Aiptasia - glass anemone? I have them on my live rocks, on zoanthus even on shells... Please help
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Inject them with lemon juice.... Als I've heard peppermint shrimp eat them, but it's hit or miss...
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Inject them with lemon juice.... Als I've heard peppermint shrimp eat them, but it's hit or miss...
Well, i tried but it seems like they are back on the same places and the same size, so I think I didn't manage to kill them. How to inject the lemon juice, they are very fast, especially the ones in Zoanthus, I can't hit them quick enough. I just bought a Copperband Butterfly, maybe he will eat them?
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You can get aipastia X, it comes with a little syringe in the box. You need to inject the mouth dead on, and you have to be quick. lol Just covering it with anything isnt gonna kill em.
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IDK about the copperband, but you inject them with a food injector needle in their mouths. I had the same issue... Either that or boil the LR. It'll kill it and the rock however... If you can pull out the LR and literally pull them off the rock, it may work too....
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if you can take the rock out try putting the hot water just where they are to save the rest of the other rock.
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Aptisia eating filefish!
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You can get aipastia X, it comes with a little syringe in the box. You need to inject the mouth dead on, and you have to be quick. lol Just covering it with anything isnt gonna kill em.
Aiptasia X? I don think I can find this product. I live in Serbia, even for organisms I have to travel to Budapest (480km) or Vienna (700km). Any other advice?
Thanks in advance!
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Aptisia eating filefish!

Not coral safe.....
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Aiptasia X? I don think I can find this product. I live in Serbia, even for organisms I have to travel to Budapest (480km) or Vienna (700km). Any other advice?
Thanks in advance!

Lemon juice in the mouth is best bet...
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