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Old 09-09-2003, 01:24 AM   #1
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long tentacle anemone.... 2 questions

I was at my LFS today and asked the guy if they had any anemones that would do well in a 35g tank with 110 watts of pc lighting... he said that a long tentacle anemone would be the only one requiring 3-4 watts/gallon. Is 3-4 w/g enough for a long tentacle anemone?

2nd questiong. I asked him what kind of clown would go with it and he said a clarkii. Is that the only clowd or do u think any others would work. I like the clarkii clown, but the percs look much cooler IMO =)

ty very much
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Old 09-09-2003, 02:07 AM   #2
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A clarkii or a pink skunk will pair naturally with a M. doreensis but I would urge caution placing that anemone in a smaller tank. They grow quite large and may end up smothering/stinging corals. If the anemone settles on the bottom of the tank (which this species often does), it may not get sufficient intensity depending on the depth of your tank.

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Long tentacle anemones do not have a good survival record in aquariums. How old is the tank? The standard recommendation is not to add an anemone to a tank that is less than 1 year old. I would research this very carefullly before buying one.
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