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Old 08-28-2012, 01:08 PM   #11
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If the rock is infested, take the rock out and boil it in water. This will kill everything off on the rock, including the nems. This is the most extreme way of removing them, but it will save your tank from them.
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Old 08-28-2012, 01:09 PM   #12
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It's actually on a rock that a coral is on my girlfriend didn't know and bought it from the store like that
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If the coral can't be removed, then use aiptasia-x or joe's juice. The boiling water/lemon juice methods are hit or miss. Same with peppermint shrimp as they seem to only go after really small aiptasia. Time to arm up and go to war.
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Okay that's what I was thinking
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Old 08-28-2012, 03:06 PM   #15
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Aiptasia-X worked really well for me. Had a few pop up after the addition of some new rock during my cycle, and the aiptasia-x made quick work of it. Then after the cycle I added 4 peps to my 125g and haven't seen one since
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Did you notice a oily film on your water after using aptasia-x? I have that and the only thing I can think of is maybe that did it?? I can't figure it out.
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Did you notice a oily film on your water after using aptasia-x? I have that and the only thing I can think of is maybe that did it?? I can't figure it out.
If you don't have enough water movement on the surface it will get what looks like oil on it.
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:43 PM   #19
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I had an explosion of aptasia in my tank. Tried everything, lemon juice, apt-x, joes juice. They all killed whichever single one I injected(even ordered medical syringes online with needle points because the ones that come with any product suck), but could not keep up with the swarm. I got a 40 breeder with a 20 refuge, I put 4 peppermint shrimp in, within a week all aptasia were gone. My refuge was swarmed as well, one of the shrimp made it down through the line somehow without killing himself. Alone he cleared the sump. I moved him back up and the sump is covered once again. So I really don't know if I will ever get rid of the horrible things, but I'm telling you find something that eats them, and where ever you put them, there will be no visible aptasia.
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Yeah, it's will cover the whole surface of the water. Try aiming a power head at the surface and see if it helps.
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