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Old 03-25-2011, 02:47 PM   #1
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New way to remove Aiptasia

I had a pesky aiptasia in my tank and I just couldnt get at him. Everytime I tried he went into a hole in the liverock. So, I put a clamshell over top of the hole he would come out of. After a couple days, he was coming out from the side of the clamshell. I took the clamshell off and his "stem" was fully extended, which allowed me to grab him with a pair of pliers and rid my tank of him. Amen!
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Good suggestion. Maybe someone else will be able to use that.
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Old 03-26-2011, 12:29 PM   #3
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So you tore it off? Or was it attached to the clamshell? If you just ripped the base off it might not be dead..
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So you tore it off? Or was it attached to the clamshell? If you just ripped the base off it might not be dead..
It as still attatched to the rock. I ripped it off of the rock...stem and all. I will be keeping an eye on the spot it was in to see if it comes back, but I am pretty sure I got all of it...
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so you murdered it? just kidding lol
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lol these things have some terrible deaths. lethal injection, cremation, get ripped in half, and they also get engulfed in a death cloud.
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