aiptasia eater

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  1. IMarine

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    Hi guys google this lets get rid of those who is suffering with aiptasia. www.berghia.net
     
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  3. frans

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    inherited a tank with an aptasia forest! dont know if even this will work.:yeahdude:
     
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    If only we could get berghias in South Africa...

    Hennie
     
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    i did try to get them imported - no deal :(
     
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    Good one Tinus - but as a warning to all - if you buy a fish to eat one particular pest, be assured it will probably eat everything else first;)
     
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    So don't buy these creatures if you have a few aiptasias. Even 10 won't be enough. You need to have plague proportions for these to survive.
     
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    I DEFINITELY WANT ONE. I have MORE than enough aptaisia to keep BOTH my CBB AND a berghia happy for the rest of their lifes! I have Aptaisia in my display tank, in my tank's sump AS WELL AS in my 1.2 metre fish only tank!

    For those who have seen my tank in real life - will agree....
     
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    Hi Jacquesb i am going to try to get some,i know liyakat can get them,i am going to give him a call and try
     
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    imarine thats sounds kewl if you can get
     
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    Yes one of my friends are getting 70 of them price R220-R250 and he says 4weeks time
     
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    Imraan kewl at least some guys will be happy if you do get it...

    I had a nice chat with keyaam he is a very cool guy and i had a look at his tank very nice to.
     
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    Hey Riyad yes he is, and i got to go see his tank,
     
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    He guys, I've seen these Berghia nudibranch in a LFS by my house. We couldn't figure out what all these slug like things were in one of his tanks but looks exactly like the pics in that link. They kinda small though. Maybe like 5mm - 10mm.
     
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    That weren't for sale though cos the owner and I thought they were just some sort of pest cos there is a lot of them in his one tank.
     
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    Hey Manic, beware you might mistake them for the bad nudis, try feeding them with aiptasia and lets see what happens,you never know if it is the right one, you could be the breeder and agent as well
     
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    Yep the wrong one loves to eat corals and button polyps, Ive seen it happen
     
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    it seems like a lot of us are having problems with Aiptasia including myself.
    Hopefully someone will get Berghia and breed them.
     
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