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Old 01-15-2014, 11:03 PM   #1
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Joe's Juice for Aiptasia

Has anyone used joe's juice for aiptasia? It says inject in its mouth....Where exactly is it? Right in the center? Is this a good product to use?
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Yes, it's in the center. I would put some in the mouth, then when it shrivels up, put more on the glob that remains.
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Old 01-15-2014, 11:08 PM   #3
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How do I get the ones that are facing down? Or do I have to do the obvious and dismantle my rock?
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Old 01-15-2014, 11:11 PM   #4
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You have to leave them, unless you want to pull the rock. This is going to be part of your weekly maintenance routine. Most of the time, when people are getting out of the hobby, it's because they did everything wrong and failed.
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So will they ever completely go away?
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If you can manage to kill every one of them, yes.
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Old 01-16-2014, 09:53 AM   #7
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How about peppermint shrimp? I have a local coral farm called Pacific Aquaculture that sells them for $6.99. Do they do a good job? And how many would you suggest for my 96 gallon tank?
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Sometimes they do, and sometimes they don't. They are hit or miss. I have seen 6 of them wipe an infested 150 gallon tank clean in just a few days. It won't hurt to add a few of them. Just make sure what you are buying are peppermint shrimp and not camelback shrimp- the latter are not reef safe.
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I've now been told by a pet store that skunk shrimp will also help with apitasia. Can anyone confirm or deny this?
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Not true. They will never touch it.
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