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Old 08-07-2004, 08:50 PM   #1
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does the anemone look ok???? pics enclosed

here it is with my clowns in it....someone told me it looked bad..TIA
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not slimmy at least as far as colour i dont know enough to say
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Old 08-07-2004, 10:26 PM   #3
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Looks like that clown is too big for it.
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it sometimes gets way bigger then in the pic
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Old 08-07-2004, 11:34 PM   #5
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How much light do you have in your tank? In my old setup years ago I had an anemone that looked very much like that one most the time (sometimes it was large as you say) and the guy at the pet store told me that likelyI didn't have enough light.

Either that or poor water quality.
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Old 08-08-2004, 12:50 AM   #6
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I have about 4 watts per gallon, my LFS guy said it was ok
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Not that they always lie...but I usually listen to what my LFS tells me, and then I come here and check...because nobody here has any motivation to lie to you....whereas an LFS _sales_ associate is trying to sell you something. I'm paranoid, but I don't trust them.
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Are we talking about the tank in your sig?

By my calculations that's only 2.75 watts/gal.
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In my case (I was a newbie), I had about 30 watts in a 45 gallon tank, so light definitely was my problem, but it doesn't sound like yours.

I'm always aware of salesmen too. I've spent hours talking to pet store owners, but I always prefer talking to people like you guys with nothing to sell.
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35 gallon tanks are pretty tall, maybe move it higher up in the tank?
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