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Old 05-23-2004, 06:55 PM   #1
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Button anemone??

I was at an LFS the other day and was checking out what the owner said was a button anemone. It was whitsish tan and has short tenticals. Can any one confirm this ID? What are its requirements? The guy said they are very easy to keep.
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Old 05-23-2004, 07:06 PM   #2
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Whast is your definition of short? a few inches?


Sounds like a Condy, specially if its " easy to keep "
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Old 05-23-2004, 07:11 PM   #3
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It definatly wasnt a condy. They were at longest a 1cm. Its diameter was probley about1.5-2 inches. Also the tentacles were not up and didnt move too much look almost like a mushroom but not quite.
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Sounds lik a bubble tip anemone, but that is just a guess, a pic would do wonders for an ID.
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I am pretty sure it wasnt a bubble tip. it didnt look like your "typical" anemone. The tentacles were very short and they covered the entire top. Also it was very flat not very 3 dimesnional at all. The tenticles were for the most part non moving but i did see some movement in them. The tenticles were not just like really thin either, they were thick. The guy at the store also said they have a very strong foot that comes in lost of different colors. I will try and find a pic.
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Probably an Aip ! REAL easy to keep !
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Old 05-24-2004, 09:53 AM   #7
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Could it be a Button Polyp?
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ya thats what I was thinking I heard a few call them anenome's before I was like ok.lol
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Old 05-24-2004, 07:21 PM   #9
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Well i have seen button polyps but none this big. Could anyone post a pic?
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hmmm

Wonder if it could be ricordea?
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