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Old 07-29-2013, 09:02 AM   #1
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How do you get rid of aptasia

I bought a new acropora piece about 2 days ago the problem is i found aptasia on it. What's the best way besides peppermint shrimp to get rid of it and not harm my acropora?
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:20 AM   #2
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Aiptasia-x or Joes Juice will kill off an aiptasia without harming your acro.
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Comes with a syringe and you squirt it into the mouth of the aiptasia or Majano.
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i have a few of these will they do any harm ?
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Yeah, they sting corals. An acro can't afford it imo.
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this read will tell you everything you wanted to know about aiptasia

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums...ow-270516.html
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Berghia Nudibranch or copper banded butterfly fish, you can train it to eat them from your hand.
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Berghia's are pretty expensive and you need alot of them. Butterflys are hard to get to eat and it's not a guaranteee they will eat the aipastia. I had two copperbands, one ate them all and the other wouldnt touch them but also wouldnt eat and died. Not a hardy fish imo.
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Or you can take your rock to crabby Ron's and dip it in their tank and it will eat them off of it for you, while your still holding it. I think something was wrong with your fish.
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