Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 04-14-2004, 04:26 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Toronto, ON Canada
Posts: 19
Rose Anemone - Normal behavior?

I've had a Rose anemone for a week (4" diameter). Water is mature and pristine. During the day, it looks great (well-adhered, turgid and responsive to surroundings). Once lights turn off, the anemone slowly goes flacid, shrinks, rolls up (1 1/2" ball) and moves to a tight spot between some rocks. In the late morning, it moves back to its previous spot and perks up. This behavior started 2 days after I put it in the tank when it released a brown stringy excrement. A few days later, it "pooped" out a 1/4" ball of something. There's been no excrement, but still anemone shrinks every night and opens up every morning.

So, is this daily routine of shrinking and hiding, then perking up normal? Part of the excretion process? Is it sick?
__________________

__________________
Poisson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2004, 05:09 PM   #2
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
The excretement is it pooping. As long as it keeps coming out I wouldn't worry.
__________________
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
anemone, behavior, rose anemone

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rose Anemone FloridaFinFan Saltwater Reef Aquaria 4 07-02-2006 11:21 PM
R.I.P. Rose anemone Brenden Saltwater Reef Aquaria 8 04-24-2006 12:27 PM
I did it...I got my rose anemone malkore Saltwater Reef Aquaria 22 06-12-2005 05:13 PM
rose anemone?? sunryze Saltwater & Reef - Identification 2 03-22-2005 04:10 PM
rose anemone.... Micro_suds Saltwater Reef Aquaria 6 09-08-2003 04:12 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:11 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.