Anemone ID plz

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  1. rakabos

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    Got this on one of my zoa rocks. No idea what it is but some kind of anemone i guess?

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    Not sure, looks like some sort of colonial nennie. But that covers just about anything :p
     
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    It doesn't look like aiptasia amenone. And that's a good thing. but it might be a majano, Keep a close eye on it. The problem with anemones is they can move around and can sting your other coral. Some multiply like rabbits, especially majano and aiptasia. good luck

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    rakabos

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    Doesnt look like aiptasia or majano to me - but will keep an eye on it. Maybe just go ahead and nuke it ?
     
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    Looks like one of those Rockpool anemonies
     
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    Are those local zoas Rakabos?
     
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    when in doubt.. just kill it..
     
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    No idea. @animalia do you know?
     
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    if its local, its most likely the common rock pool anemone, if his in a low flow area he will stay put or move until his comfy, I had one for a while no harm in them, mine found a spot and stayed there.
     
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    I have no idea what species it is. If it were me I would remove it.
     
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    @rakabos we call it rock anenome - harmless and has fantastic colours. No need to target feed - they take all types of fish food. or similar to the Dahlia type anenome.
    Does not grow very big - biggest it will grow is to 35mm in diameter.
     
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    Tend to disagree, have seen way bigger ones before
     
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    Had them in my tank as well, never fed them and harmless.
     
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    in the 4 footer we had they never exceeded 35mm but I think if you have a supersize tank with enough space they will grow bigger but harmless.
     
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    Nope Keegan, those are a type of zoa, had them in my tank too
     
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    Haha:tt2: just showing off :rofl:
     
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    @Keeganp, that snail at the bottom right looks mighty similar to a sundial aka zoa muncher?
     
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    Hey gMAN,
    Yes it was, and it was removed hehe, but then my tank crashed....
     

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