anemone hitchhiker?

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  1. tashcia

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    Hi Guys,

    Found this guy on a new piece of live rock I got this weekend, My tank has only been running for 2 weeks, he is the size of a 10c coin. I have not done any water tests as the system is so new. Should I try save him?

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    thats a majano anemone, can you scrape him off and throw away, they can become pests
     
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    or leave him, i have no issues with the few i have in my tank
     
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    Don't majano a have smooth columns? That one clearly has raised bumps.

    Where does the rock come from?
     
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    Leave it for a while and feed him. See in few days time take another pic and post.
     
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    Thanks for the prompt reply guys, my Dad was at a client who had a tank in the Pongola area and mentioned I was still setting up, the friendly reefer passed the rocks on. So if its a local specimen it would probably be somewhere from Northern Natal.
     

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