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Old 04-28-2013, 08:43 PM   #11
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We are talking about the middle one looks orange and i see small ones all over
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Jinx. Like feather dusters, aipstasia will spread even under low lighting. Unlike feather dusters they will sting corals and other life in the tank. They are an anemone but very invasive. Get rid of them while their numbers are low.
Aipstasia X will destroy the ones you see. Or a Peppermint shrimp might eat all of them. A shrimp worked for me.
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I have some white, some black with a tan band, and some that are purplish. Then I have these larger ones from the same family so I've been told. All a species of tube worms.
Uh oh, yes I am sorry jinx, those appear to be three aiptasia anemones. I have had great success with the product aiptasia-x

d'oh a little late to the party, enjoy the hunting!
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Jinx. Like feather dusters, aipstasia will spread even under low lighting. Unlike feather dusters they will sting corals and other life in the tank. They are an anemone but very invasive. Get rid of them while their numbers are low.
Aipstasia X will destroy the ones you see. Or a Peppermint shrimp might eat all of them. A shrimp worked for me.
Will the aipstasia stuff hurt my big anemone that I bought?
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I just started chemical war fare on the 3 I found
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:23 PM   #16
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Will the aipstasia stuff hurt my big anemone that I bought?
It comes with a metal needle syringe so you can inject the poison into the stem.

I will read the label when I get home later. Probably harmless or it wouldn't be very popular
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Peppermint shrimps are also a good biological control for aipstasias.. check out the vids below:

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My only problem is.. well I have an emerald crab, and I like it for killing bubble algae if and when they show up. Thus, I can't keep peppermint shrimps if I should get aipstasia...

thankfully I haven't had to cross that road yet.
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Peppermint shrimps are also a good biological control for aipstasias.. check out the vids below:

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