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Old 06-15-2013, 01:43 PM   #1
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I have this wondering anemone that won't find a spot. I've had him in the tank for over a month he's stung 3 coral. Will the coral live and will that thing ever find its spot? He's literally been all over the tank many of times.
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Sometimes the coral lives but sometimes not. There could be many reasons why he is moving. Lighting not adequate, water parameters, and space requirements. IMO a tank needs to me mature to house an anemone. At least a yr old in my experience. What type lighting?
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Dimmable Tao's. Last time I tested the water everything was in the good range trates were 10 ppm everything is happy but that thing lol

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The reason the tank needs to be a year old is because your water parameters will bounce around. The more mature a tank the less movement of your water parameters. For an anemone the nitrates must be 0 which can only be in a mature tank.
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The reason the tank needs to be a year old is because your water parameters will bounce around. The more mature a tank the less movement of your water parameters. For an anemone the nitrates must be 0 which can only be in a mature tank.
Gotcha. Lfs fellow told me some tall tales then. I'll try and take it back to them. Thanks for the help
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They are just trying to make a quick sale. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. How old is your tank?
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They are just trying to make a quick sale. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. How old is your tank?
Hey no worries at least you told me straight up. I appreciate it! It's about 6 months old.
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I don't know but with six months in I would take a chance. You need to do bi weekly PWC`s but it might just work. I was thinking you might have just started.
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I don't know but with six months in I would take a chance. You need to do bi weekly PWC`s but it might just work. I was thinking you might have just started.
I do weekly changes about 10 gallons a week.
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