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Old 09-02-2012, 02:57 PM   #1
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Shop vac for aptasia?

I watched a video of a copperband butterfly eating aptasia (which is over running my tank). I was thinking about putting an adapter on my shop vac, putting it on the aptasia, and letting my husband hit the switch for a couple seconds and suck it up. I have an adapter that's used to blow up air mattresses and such. Has anyone ever heard of this or tried it? Do you think it would work?
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Old 09-02-2012, 03:44 PM   #2
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I doubt it, because they have a foot which hooks then in. they also shrink into their holes when threatened
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:01 PM   #4
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I bought 4 peppermint shrimp and they did a wonderful job of getting rid of aptasia. I had some really big aptasia, about the size of a quarter, that I thought were going to be there forever but they are gone.
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Old 09-02-2012, 10:11 PM   #7
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I still think I might try the shop vac just to see. If that copperband can pull those little jokers off and eat them...if it works, I'll let you know.
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