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Old 03-27-2015, 02:06 PM   #1
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Lfs has aptasia outbreak

So I recently found this fish shop close to my house that has a lot of corals I like but all the tanks have aptasia in them. I've never had to deal with aptasia before. Is it worth buying the coral or am I going to have a lot of trouble getting rid of it


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Old 03-27-2015, 02:31 PM   #2
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No!! Don't do it!


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Old 03-27-2015, 02:43 PM   #3
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My LFS has had an aiptasia problem for quite some time. I don't normally buy off of them, but I would as aiptasia can easily be controlled if you address it right away with some aiptasia-x, joe's juice, or boiling water/lemon juice injected down it's throat.
I personally have used aiptasia-x with great success in my system.
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Are they hard to get rid of? Obviously they wouldn't go in the display until it's under control.


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What will boiling water do kill it or just make it fall of with out it releasing spoors


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If you inject it into the aiptasia it should kill it instantly


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Old 03-27-2015, 04:06 PM   #7
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Thanks, think I'll pick up some coral this weekend


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