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Old 12-09-2012, 05:41 PM   #1
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How to get rid of aptasia or (glass anemone)

Hello guys I have done some research and realized I have a bunch of little glass anemone growing in my rock i have a 90 gl fish and live rock tank couple little corals growing but nothing mayor towards the coral part , does anyone know how to get rid of the glass anemones are they really bad???Can't put liquid treatment cuz it would harm other things and if I put peppermint shrimp my triggers might eat them don't know what to do all advice is appreciated thanks
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:48 PM   #2
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Shame bout the peppermint shrimps as mine cleared my tank in a week. Boiling lemon juice or aiptasia x could be options if you can get to it
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:05 PM   #3
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Here's what I use,

Majano Wand - Majano and Aiptasia Zapper
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:07 PM   #4
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i use apstasia X or theres joes juice
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:35 PM   #5
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Aptasia X
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:46 AM   #6
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Copperband butterfly fish eat them as well
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Hot water and turkey baster.
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:17 AM   #8
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Best thing that's worked for me over the years is to take the rock out of the tank (if possible) and use a lighter, torch, soldering iron...whatever you have. Burn it, and then rinse it off before you add it back to the tank.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:53 AM   #9
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Peppermint shrimp! I highly recommend them. They got rid of about 20 aptasia nems in a few dayss
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:20 AM   #10
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Also for around the price of that majano wand you can build yourself a sweet laser that will burn the little beasties through the glass and water of your tank, couple of interesting YouTube videos of this. And as a bonus you have a sweet laser to harrass local air traffic with
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