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Old 06-10-2012, 01:00 AM   #1
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HELP anemine dying?

Is this normal?

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Old 06-10-2012, 03:35 AM   #2
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Few questions before anyone can help.
What kind of anemone is this?
How long you had it in your tank?
What were you feeding/how often?
Your lights?
Water conditions;
Ammonia, nitrite, nitrate and ph levels?

Anything new you added to the tank recently?
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Old 06-10-2012, 03:50 AM   #3
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It's a retteri anemone
Ph 8.2
Nitrite 0
Nitrate ~ I had a nitrate spike but did water change
Ammonia 0
Calcium 420ppm
Lights are 18w sunlight t5 and blue LEDs for moonlight
Should I have the moonlight on at night? Or both off or moonlight and sunlight during the day?
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Old 06-10-2012, 03:55 AM   #4
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The anemone has been in for 4 weeks and been fine I feed it once a week brine shrimp
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Old 06-10-2012, 03:59 AM   #5
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Old 06-10-2012, 04:09 AM   #6
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Old 06-10-2012, 05:07 AM   #7
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You could try moving it to a different place in the tank. Maybe closer to the light? Worth a try
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Old 06-10-2012, 05:46 AM   #8
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How many bulbs in that T5 fixture you have? 18 watts seems awfully low. Moonlights won't make a difference. I keep mine on all day. Too lazy to get another timer for the moonlight LEDs.
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Quote:
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It's a retteri anemone
Ph 8.2
Nitrite 0
Nitrate ~ I had a nitrate spike but did water change
Ammonia 0
Calcium 420ppm
Lights are 18w sunlight t5 and blue LEDs for moonlight
Should I have the moonlight on at night? Or both off or moonlight and sunlight during the day?
How long has your tank been up and running ? You said you had a nitrate spike ? IMO 18 w is nothing for a anemone you would need bulbs at least 54 w each .
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:43 AM   #10
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What's your salinity and tank size? You will definitely need more light.
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