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Old 09-16-2012, 11:27 AM   #1
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Anemone Split!

I have only had this anemone for about 8 weeks and he is still kinda small, but when I got home Friday, he had split into two separate pieces. Pretty neat I thought. Kids loved it, but clowns still have no interest.

Why would one split from such a small size?
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Old 09-16-2012, 11:36 AM   #2
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Awesome!! Cant wait til mine does that.... Yours must be happy
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Old 09-16-2012, 07:43 PM   #3
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Anemones split either as a result of stress (Oh gawd, I'm gonna die! If there's two of me, maybe one will live!) or when things are absolutely perfect (Heaven! Must take advantage of the bounty! More of me means more of us in the future!)
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Interesting. I'll opt for the "glass half full" approach.

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Assuming it's not overly stressed and your water quality is high, good lighting, well fed, etc, then that's the most likely explanation anyway.
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Old 09-17-2012, 09:31 AM   #6
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nems normally split as a survival mode. There is also a chance that being that small you may lose 1 or both as it takes them alot of energy to split. Do not try to feed them or move them where you want them. Just leave them alone. What kind of lighting do you have?
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