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Old 09-29-2010, 10:50 PM   #1
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Is he dead?????

i have a purple tip anemone that is 2 days new to my 28 gal tank.. he looked great yesterday,but today it was kinda deflating a little,and after running to the store i came home to it all sucked into its base.. now its kinad hanging out a little.. is it dead? should i get it out before it poisons the tank?? do they do this when they are moved to a new home?? please help thank you. pic on left is this morning.. pics on rite and bottom are 5 minutes ago
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Old 09-29-2010, 10:56 PM   #2
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What is the lighting on the tank? Yes, it dosent look extremely happy, no its not dead. But i would give it more time.
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the pet store had it under normal floresint light.. but i have t6. one blue and one white. anything i can do to help him out???
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More light. A 2 bulb t6 fixture isn't gonna make that guy happy IMO.
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Not dead, but waaaaay too early in your tank. In that other thread, you mentioned your nitrates at 40-80ppm. You really need to give your tank 6-12 months to mature and settle down before introducing an anemone or other things that are finicky on water parameters.
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yeah my local fish store is not too bright... they said it is very hardy,and he know all about my tank.. he also said normal floresints were just fine and i told him i had t6 and he said that would be more then great.... not going to him anymore!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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ok he looks alot better...but not great
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check all your water parameters,keep up on pwc to keep any trates low,the nem will move around until it finds a spot it is happy with for light mainly but good flow is needed aswell just not too much,you don't want the flow to move the nem.Most nems just need light to grow but it may be worth trying to feed it a small fish(make sure it is well defrosted)I have 1 malu which only needs good light(I have 1x 150w mh,2x fx500 led strips) and 6 rock nems which takes a small piece of fish once every 2 weeks(the rock nems were saved from a bad tank).You really need to upgrade your lights if you want this nem to grow/survive.
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