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Old 05-05-2015, 02:32 PM   #1
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What is the "easiest" anemone to keep? I know they are all wanderers but wondering if it's worth paying a bit more to buy a better variety?

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I had a Purple Condy that thrived under T5's in a new un established tank. It grew so big I had to remove it from my tank and give it away. After having it I started reading how you need strong lights and an established tank, neither of which I had...lol Only clown to host them are maroon though for some reason. Regular orange clowns dont go near them...

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Check out Rock Flower Anemones or Caribbean RFA. Huge variation in price from 10 in Petco if they have them, they vary average colors mostly, to 99+ for neon and multi colors. Just depends. Ask your lfs how much they would be if they ordered a couple for you.

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Rock flowers are the 'easiest', but all photosynthetic anemones require high intensity lighting. This can vary depending on the size of the tank, but I still believe the taotronics LED panel is the best bang for your buck. Each unit covers 2 ft of tank.
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I disagree that all anemones are wanderers. Under the right conditions, they won't move at all.
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I introduced my purple Condy to my tank, and it moved an inch and hasn't moved sense.

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