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Old 09-05-2008, 08:36 AM   #1
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Is Aiptasia Mobile???

After 24 hours on a new tank I've had several specimens of what I thought to be aipstasia pop up. Thye look just like the pics I can find and suck back into my rock when touched. Anyways, one particular critter that was probably the largest of the dozen or so I've found (maybe 1" tall/around) was gone this morning. Hole in LR empty too where he was. Is aiptasia able to move around the tank? I certainly can't find him elsewhere.....and there's nothing in my tank but LR and sand. No livestock other than the aiptasia and a couple of bristleworms so I'm pretty sure he wasn't eaten (unless the bristleworms were REALLY hungry)...LOL

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Aiptasia is an anemone and they can and will "walk" around your tank. They usually do not move but they certainly can. I watched one walk down the glass of my fuge as I was draining it.

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Yep I agree with Ziggy, they can definitely move.

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Pm Scott (Roka64) about a link he has available that shows how to remove aiptasia cost-effectively.
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As requested:
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Age is relative, you are only as old as you act....of course, this works in reverse....

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