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Old 08-16-2012, 11:37 AM   #1
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How do i get rid of these?

Have a couple of these, they are taking over the tank, how do I get rid of them?
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Old 08-16-2012, 12:00 PM   #2
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Try and get another pic but from this view looks like apstina I know I spelt that wrong theres a med that comes with needle u stick um and inject that kills um my buddy had um in his tank
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Old 08-16-2012, 01:25 PM   #3
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You can burn it off with a lighter since it's out of the tank .
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Old 08-16-2012, 05:41 PM   #4
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Yeah it's aiptasia. Methods of removal include injecting with kalk paste or lemon juice, basting with boiling water, or a commercial product like aiptasia-x or joe's juice. Injecting is a good choice. Aiptasia-X works pretty well too, they actually eat the stuff and die within a few minutes. If you're using kalk or boiling water, you have to smother the whole thing so it dies. If you're injecting with lemon juice, you can take a hypodermic syringe and either inject through the mouth or the stalk. You can also buy a peppermint shrimp, many will eat aiptasia. You can also take a look at bhergia nudibranches, but that's overkill for a small tank.

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Old 08-16-2012, 05:43 PM   #5
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+1 on peppermint shrimp. Mine keep my tank free of them even tho I have some in my fuge.
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:28 PM   #6
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I do have 1 peppermint shrimp just for aptasia he just doesnt seem to do much
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:47 PM   #7
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1 peppermint won't do anything unless they are really small also I they are in a DT they are just goin to eat food u feed try starving the tank for a bit and add more peppermint shrimps also if they are really big you will have to shoot them with aptisa x and the peopermints will eat it when it is weak
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