Aiptasia anemones

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  1. ReeceO

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    Hi everyone,
    There are some small brown anemone looking creatures growing inside my tank. I have done some research and think they might be Aiptasia Anemones. I have heard that they can be invasive, but I am quite enjoying there presence in my empty tank. What do you think I can do and how much will they effect my fish and inverts when I get them.
     
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  3. 459b

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    Rather get rid of them, they do become a pain
    Aiptasia X from Red Sea works well
     
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    Or get an aptasia eating file fish also does the trick
    But what ever u do get rid of them
     
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    They can be a 50 50 choice there. I had one in the past and he worked like a machine. My latest one has taken a liking to pods and that's all he eats now.
     
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    They will irritate and annoy you in the future as they reach plague proportions. Seeing your tank is empty, remove the rocks they are on and use a blowtorch or very thick slaked lime paste to kill them.
     
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