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Old 08-02-2011, 01:47 PM   #1
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My first frag

My lfs ha some pretty cool Zoanthid polyp frags they just got in the 15$ tank I was considering going to to pick one up, but I wanted to find out a little more about them before I took the plunge. I've heard they are a good hardy beginner coral. But what can anyone tell me from their experiences
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Old 08-02-2011, 01:51 PM   #2
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If they look cool for 15 snag them up they are just about the easiest as far as care goes you do want to dip them though as they are notorious for hitchhikers
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Old 08-02-2011, 01:54 PM   #3
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I am a beginner myself but here is a link that looks like it has some good information for you. How to Care for Zoanthids | eHow.com
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Zoas are cool set'em and forget'em lol Very easy to care for and great colors.
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Old 08-02-2011, 02:22 PM   #5
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If they look cool for 15 snag them up they are just about the easiest as far as care goes you do want to dip them though as they are notorious for hitchhikers
Fresh water dip??
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Old 08-02-2011, 02:27 PM   #6
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How do you handle them I've read that they can really pack a punch?
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Old 08-02-2011, 02:55 PM   #7
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If they look cool for 15 snag them up they are just about the easiest as far as care goes you do want to dip them though as they are notorious for hitchhikers
I just got a frag of them and I think I may have aiptasia as a hitchhiker!! What do u do to 'dip' them?
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Id QT untill i delt with, the aip are nasty buggers they will sting your coral to death and lay claim to there spot when i dip my coral i use Coral RX mix with some water from your tank then rinse with a bit more of tank water i use the water from a PWC
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Id QT untill i delt with, the aip are nasty buggers they will sting your coral to death and lay claim to there spot when i dip my coral i use Coral RX mix with some water from your tank then rinse with a bit more of tank water i use the water from a PWC
I would but I don't have a QT tank! Is there any other way of getting rid of it other than injecting? They seem to be way too small to inject with a needle.
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A dip won't kill the little buggers. A dip that would kill them would probably kill the zoas too. You can try to get a forceps on them, but a needle is the best way.
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