I got my first anemone a couple weeks ago, a haitian pink tip. I was a little less than impressed on delivery as he looked like a little blob of snot.
But I acclimated him and put on the bottom of my tank where he continued to look like a little blob of snot. The next day after lights out I moved him up onto the top of my rocks where he would be in strong flow and lighting for the next day. I cam back about 15 minutes later and found him fully inflated and secured at the foot. Then he was very pretty.
The next day he got 1/2 a silversides which he scarfed quickly and he seemed to be doing really well. After about 4 days I found him moving deeper into the rocks and later I found him balled up but still attached inside my biggest cave. I didnt have time to worry about him at that time and figured I'd work on moving him when I got home from work. But when I got home I found him to be gone. I'm guessing he crawled into a crack somewhere as I can't find him anywhere. He's been MIA for about 3 days now and I have no idea if he's alive or crab food.
I have about 150lbs of carefully 'scaped rock and corals that I would have to move to find the little sucker, so unfortunately I think he's going to stay where he is.
I knew the condy's tended to wander a bit, but I figured he'd move towards light and flow, not away from it.
On the other hand, the 2 cleaner shrimp and the orange linkia he arrived with are doing very well. The star reminds me of a bad skydiver, always splayed out over a pile of rocks.
I keep telling him he's supposed to be cleaning my glass not my rocks, but neither he nor my turbos listen to me.