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Old 04-19-2014, 02:12 AM   #1
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My Rock Flower Anemone Has Splitt!

Some background, i purchased privately a rock flower anemone about a month or so ago. Its been great, nice colouring and no issues with it moving around at all until last week. It decided to go under a rock structure where i have a sun coral and a powerhead. After it staying their for a couple of days i kinda panicked as i have heard horror stories of anemones jumping into powerheads! I used an ice cube and my tweezers and moved him back. Its been fine for the last week when i noticed yesterday that their is a little one attached to the rock where it was before!

My question is this, a friend wants him, is it save to detach and give away or does it need time to grow first? Don't want to hurt the little guy!
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How small is it? In a measurement like inches or centimetres (roughly)
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Old 04-19-2014, 03:52 AM   #3
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How small is it? In a measurement like inches or centimetres (roughly)

I would say about an inch tops
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I would say its big enough to move without hurting it. But you could keep it until it grows a bit then you could sell it for a decent amount of money. That's what I would do but it's your choice. Hope this helps.
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Think i paid $10 for it, just found another one in my tank and it looks like its having one more? Doesn't there need to be a male & female for them to have babies or was this thing prego before & it was just time to split. Also will it continue to do this or is this a one time pregnancy and after what is done is done?
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Think i paid $10 for it, just found another one in my tank and it looks like its having one more? Doesn't there need to be a male & female for them to have babies or was this thing prego before & it was just time to split. Also will it continue to do this or is this a one time pregnancy and after what is done is done?
Splitting is an example of asexual reproduction.
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I didn't think they were, thought their were male & female?
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