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Old 07-07-2011, 01:26 AM   #1
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What is going on?

I have new blue and the white things all over. Anyone know what it all is? I didn't have them yesterday. Ty!
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Old 07-07-2011, 01:46 AM   #2
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The stuff in the center-left looks like aiptasia to me. Nasty little buggers. There are several ways of removing them such as injecting them with lemon juice, injecting/smothering them with a pickling lime paste, and injecting them with hot water. Injecting is done via a syringe. You want to get rid of them as fast as possible or the will spread like wildfire.
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:12 AM   #3
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Id say aiptasia too, but id try peppermint shrimp first, mine love the buggers whenever they hitch hike into my tank.
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Peppermint shrimp are a hit or miss. Some people have success with them and others don't. I think it would be better to try a different method first before you go out and possibly waste your money. Just my opinion.
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Old 07-07-2011, 11:03 AM   #5
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I have an aipastia in my cube, a tiny little bugger. I also have 3 peppermints that have done nothing about it. lol

I would inject now instaed of waiting or buying shrimp which may or may not eat it
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I had to get six peppermint shrimp to cure my problem. Haunt seen an aptasia in months.
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So how did I gets these things? I have only added a couple hermit crabs to the setup...
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Came in on the rock
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Is bugger an official term for these now or what?
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