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Old 06-11-2011, 12:11 PM   #1
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Sebae anenome

Is it healthy looking...they had white ones and this one. It is about 7-8" in diameter, I got it for $23, seems like a good price.
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Old 06-11-2011, 12:13 PM   #2
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Yupp good choice on it, looks healthy to me. If it is healthy it should be very sticky when you touch its tentacle and attach to a rock very quickly after you put it in your tank. They are still one of the harder anemones to care for though sadly.
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How can I get it from the bucket I'm doing the drip in to the tank safely? It seems always to hold, can I hold it with gloves and put it in without hurting it?
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Ive always just gently worked my hand underneath them and set them in the tank
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Ok, I'll let you guys know how it goes, probably another hour, the store ph was dark purple, at least 8.8.
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Took over 3 hours to acclimate, I moved it over and didn't drop it. Looks pretty happy right now. I put it on a flat rock, we'll see.
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The tannish brown color is a good thing. If it was white then most likely it was bleached. The color on this one is pretty good and should look like this. Here is some info on it. BTW see that it is rated as difficult. I personally would like to see them in the "expert only" class as IMO they dont have a good track record and need a mature tank of at least one year.

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That looks healthy. What kind of lighting do you have? Sebae's are a high light demanding anemone.
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That looks healthy. What kind of lighting do you have? Sebae's are a high light demanding anemone.
I have two AI sol led modules. I have them go up to 30% by noon, then for ten min up to 45%, then back to 30 and slowly down to sunset. I will bump it up a little in a week or so.
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So the anenome was looking rather upset all day yesterday, the tentacles were shrunken in and looked deflated, not all of them but some. So I put it in a container and have it floating at the top of the tank, I cranked up the leds to 50% for an hour and it still looked sad. It's mouth was open and it had something reddish stuck in there. I tickled it like a clown fish would and it completely re-inflated and looked very happy again. This am the reddish thing that was stuck in it's mouth was out in the bucket and the anenome was closed up, not completely, but hiding most of it's tentacles.

Is it possible for me to put my clowns in this bowl with the anenome for them to maybe explore it? It seems happy if it is being hosted. Any other advice?
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