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Old 08-24-2008, 05:12 PM   #1
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Darn Peppermints!

I just got my first coral(some green zoos), and my peppermints keep picking at it so it wont open up. Any help?
im thinking that i might be abel to teach them a lesson by getting an anemone and let em pick at it and they'll get stung?
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Old 08-24-2008, 06:22 PM   #2
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HoCkEyGmC[/LEFT];894061]I just got my first coral(some green zoos), and my peppermints keep picking at it so it wont open up. Any help?
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to teach them a lesson by getting an anemone and let em pick at it and they'll get stung?
Thee are by far the most aggressive scavengers I own. They regularly kill small snails and hermits in my tanks. As for the
nem
, their exoskeleton should protect them from the sting. Wish I had a better answer for you.
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so should i like sell em or sumthin? i got em to get rid of my aptasia but i dont want em if the wont let me have any corals. im so torn and t/o'd
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I`ve never had a problem with them. I see them picking between my zoo`s and polyps all the time but only picking waste and algea between the polyps. You are not actually seeing polyps disapear are you?
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none of them are opening because of them, i just got it earlier now its in my little 3 gal and even the sexy's are picking at it. it's starting to open now but i kinda wanted it in the main tank. idk what to do.
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Like I said I have never had any problems with mine. Just put it in the main would be my suggestion.
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so should i just let them pick at it until they get bored with it and go away? ill put it in in a little bit. im watching super bad rite now lol!
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now their new thing is snail tipping they seem to be keeping their distance from the coral though. im so irritated by this. i think im going to get some kind of goby to stir up my sand bed really good. but i dont want it to put up much of a bio load and i dont want it to come out and swim in open water, just stay on sand and rocks or w/e. im also thinkin bout getting nassirius snails. (ho do you pronounce that?)
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Please help, this is getting bad, im having to shew away the peppermints so they stop tipping the snails and harming them, the polyps are mostly open now. i still need info on a goby too please.
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