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Old 06-02-2013, 02:59 PM   #1
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aptasia delima

My 215 gallon tank starts to show some aptasia. I bought some peppermint shrimps but my lunar wrasse ate them all. I also tried aptasia X, but it came back a week later. My question is what else can I do besides getting rid of my wrasse. He is my first fish in this tank.
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Old 06-02-2013, 03:33 PM   #2
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You could get a filefish. Or try again with the aiptasia X.
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Old 06-02-2013, 03:47 PM   #3
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Are they reef safe?
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Try again with the Aiptasia X! I used it for my tank and knocked them DEAD in minutes. You got to make sure that you get them all. Don't hasitate to use a generous amount for each little problem. I was worried about my fish eating the stuff, because when I did it they were eating the left over amount. I read online and from the most I can gather it's just like Alcohol to them, it won't kill them just make them loopy. I don't know if that's true, but the important thing is it won't kill them.

So apply generously, and you got to turn your filters off and skimmer off for at least a few hours.
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Couple of hours? I guess the direction on the box is not good. I just turn off the power head for 15 mins. Didn't know i have to turn off the skimmer too
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2 hours is enough!!
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Also you got to make sure they wrap themselves over the needle head. Kind of like your feeding them..
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I stabbed the needle deep into the body and filled that sucker up. Then I covered him in a mushroom cap of the stuff.

Poof! Gone.
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Ive had good luck with picklin lime from your local store.. ph is so high kills it from the inside out and will not hurt your tank. Hope this helps!
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I'm gonna order some more aptasia X and try it again with the new suggestions and see thx
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