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Old 02-02-2011, 02:40 PM   #1
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nems split??

hi i have a rbt nem and a carpet int my 55 marine tank. this morning i noticed that my rose bubble tip nem is now two nems. i didnt know they split, why do they split?? and is it going to live?
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Old 02-02-2011, 03:01 PM   #2
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are your parr's good?? sometimes they stressed out a nem will split as a survival tactic, other times if conditions are great(food-flow-light) then asexual repro happens,

at least these are the things that I have found in researching, so far I have been unsecessful in keeping a nem in my tank, good luck and keep me posted.
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as above, also you can split them if carefull and go straight through the mouth,I've seen this on another site
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Splitting is pretty common. Not necessarily a bad or a good thing, just depends on the situation. As long as it was doing well before it split, they both will do well after.
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Old 02-02-2011, 06:28 PM   #5
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Rbt's are very desireable to reefers. Consider it a good thing. If you don't want the other in your tank, you can sell/trade after it's healed. My gbta has split several times.
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yes yes yes,,, if you are interested in trading I would live to have a rbt nem I have several frags, see photo in profile.
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