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Old 02-02-2013, 11:41 PM   #1
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What is this on my live rock

Just want to make sure it is nothing harmful.
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:51 PM   #2
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appears to be a aptasia. and it can be harmful to other corals. aptasia x will nuke it quick before it spreads. just google aptasia and make sure thats it.
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+1 on aptasia
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:04 AM   #4
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If I'm not planning on doing corals should I still remove it
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Or will a peppermint shrimp be good for removing this because I saw somewhere online they will eat the aiptasia
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:24 AM   #6
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They dont always eat them. I would remove it. There ugly and spread fast snd become a nuisances. Best bet it to buy aptasia x. Also heard of injecting with boiling water or boiling lemon juice.
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Ok thanks for the info
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:24 AM   #8
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It can also sting fish. I would remove it.
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Old 02-05-2013, 02:16 PM   #9
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Or will a peppermint shrimp be good for removing this because I saw somewhere online they will eat the aiptasia
+1. Buy a couple peppermint shrimp. They will eat them things right up. Removing them is hard. They suck bacK into the rock or hole so u can exactly remove them. Plus they have a chanc e to spread if you don't remove them right. I've had a couple in my tank and bought two shrimps, and they were all gone with in two weeks
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