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Old 09-17-2011, 09:52 AM   #1
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I everybody I am still considering stocking ideas. could I put a bubble tip anemone in my 55 gallon tank. I know they have a bad reputation for taking over tanks because they get huge, but would it take my tank over
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Better question is do you have the neccessary light for one and how old is the tank?
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Some bubble tips do get rather large and it will only be a few months for that to happen. I do know a couple of people that have had theirs split when it gets to large then they get rid of all but one.

How long has your tank been up and what kind of lights do you have? Also is it for a clown fish?
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Heres a link to the lighting I am getting http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B001KJ...5740757&sr=8-7
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Tank is totally new and It has ben running for about a month
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Old 09-17-2011, 03:24 PM   #6
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I would really suggest against an anemone in such a new tank. Is that the only light fixture you will be running? You need at least a 4 bulb t5 setup to keep nems. That unit you linked is just a moonlight setup. Supposed to be on just at night when the lights go out so you can see inside.
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I would really suggest against an anemone in such a new tank. Is that the only light fixture you will be running? You need at least a 4 bulb t5 setup to keep nems. That unit you linked is just a moonlight setup. Supposed to be on just at night when the lights go out so you can see inside.


that fixture won't support any photosynthetic creatures. to answer your question, a bubble tip anemone can do well in a 55 providing the parameters and lighting are suitable.
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