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Old 10-02-2011, 01:37 PM   #1
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Question treating aiptasia

what are the best non-chemical, biological ways to treat aiptasia? Shrimp, nudis etc?

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I think if you can get real peppermint shrimp that is the best way.

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I've had success with a few peppermint shrimp. Some will eat them, some won't. Mine ate even the big aiptasia!
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Spray lemon juice inside of it's mouth. Found out lime juice will work too.
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i was recommended pickling lime. $6 and im set for life. get one of those plastic pipettes and mix it up in some water. then like the lemon or lime juice, when its out put a drop at its center. sweety pie is a stone cold aiptasia killer with the stuff.
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