Aiptasia killers !!!

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  1. FransSny

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    OK for all guys who has seen my nudi's and was waiting for the results of my tests I am happy to announce they are an aptasia eradicating army :)

    I put a rock with 20 + aptasia on into the tank and after 2 days only 2 of them has basically cleaned it off. I will be addink some soft corals today to see what happens now that the main food source is gone
     
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    cool, just do not let them starve and die, make a breeding colony, or cleaning services...
     
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    People can bring their aptasia covered LR to Frans and fetch them again 2 days later. A LR cleaning service. :p
     
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    How much?
     
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    i need a lot of them
    Frans you know how my tank looks
     
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    Do u have pics of the nudi? or post a thread link or somthing plz :)
     
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    Wow!! Frans!!! THAT IS AMAZING!! :-D Keep feeding em! This should be like a national priority for reefers! hahaha :) Rent them out for R50 a day frans!
     
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    While the soft coral test is required, I would be more interested in how they behaved around SPS (given the SPS vs Nudi reputation). Dont you have a small piece of SPS lying around that you can put in at the same time as the softies or LPS.

    I should have left a piece of the monti that I took yesterday with you. Pity
     
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    Frans I have some SPS frags if you want to give it a try..
     
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    if you have odds lying around that would be cool Jasper , Thanx

    Amalick...it would have been a crime to break a piece off
     
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    what species of nudi is it?
     
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    Hi Crispin, mmmm that is the reason for the test :p Came in as Berghia...but colours and cerata doesnt look spot on
     
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    Guys i wont be avalable after 16 : 30 today....see you guys 2 morrow
     
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    OK so far they havent touched the piece of Monti JD left here...so far so good...gonna be dropping a sickish elegance tonight to see what happens.

    Mracel took pics, if you dont mind posting for possible ID Mr. Albino Clown :razz:
     
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    I don't mind, bru! I reckon the pics are...
    Mmh, how to put it? In your words, the pics are k@k!
    But will post them later.
     
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    Here's a pict from the web. I'm waiting for my delivery as we speak. Due today. :thumbup:
    [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks Marcel...BTW you also use the k@k word ...is it the same in German ?
     
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    In German, you spell it KACK! The meaning is the same.

    Gaan k@k, is in German, Geh kacken. Means, go and lay an egg. ;)

    Now the moerse k@k picture.

    [​IMG]
     
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    kack foto...did I get it right ?
     
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    Awesome that they chowed the aiptasia, only thing is, wait for the nudis to be away from the rock for a while and watch the aiptasia pop back up. They need to constantly be around the aiptasia for a long time to ensure that they are all gone. My butterfly wacked everything in the first day. And i had him for weeks and weeks, now that he's gone, aiptasia that didnt die when he wacked them are popping back up. Not cool. So it isnt a quick fix guys. They need to remain in the infested tank :(

    Any comments on the safety of them and pumps? There is surely that possible poisoning issue if they get shredded as with all nudis yes? Would be awesome if they were able to remain safe and not chow corals. I would definitly be keen then..
     
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