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Old 04-20-2011, 07:51 PM   #1
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"Live" Rock

How can I tell if the "Live" Rock I got from my LFS is actually alive. He said that it is cured so I shouldn't have to cure it. I saw a little tiny starfish on it when I put it in my tank, and I also have one little aptasia on one piece. (Which I am planning on taking care of, just looking for the best way without adding chemicals if possible.) I can take some pictures if that would help.
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lemmon juice should take care of that apista just take a hypodermic needle fill with lemmon juice and inject into the base
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:55 PM   #3
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I heard that would work but they said into the mouth. I touched it with the end of my algae scraper and it sucked back into the rock...How can I inject it if it goes into the rock?
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im new to sw im sure the experts will chime in but id say wait till he comes backk out and inject the suckker
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Yep you really wanna get him while he's out. they are fast little buggers tho.

Good luck, just have some patience it will pop backout and you can zap him right dead center!
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I'll have to give it a try, he is super tiny though so I hope I can get him!
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if worst comes to worse you could use apista x it is a chemical though
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Yeah, that is my last option.
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ive heard it works well though
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Old 04-20-2011, 09:43 PM   #10
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I've heard that.
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