Anemone not doing very well

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hey guys my anemone isn't doing very well for 2 months now.

i have him for almost two years now, i got him in a bleached state and nursed him back.

He is fully retracted for two months now, i thought i would leave him alone for a month or 2 to see weather he will get better or not, but he is still retracted.:(

i think he started when i got my cyano
All of my other corals and inverts is fine except for my anemone and my yellow polyps.

this is how my para ar looking today:

ph 8.2
alk 9
no2 0
no3 >1
ca 312
mg 940
phos 0.1
s.g 1.025

my lfs told me that he is a bta but don't think so
what can this be?
hear is how he should look.
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It is your water parameters, if you having Cyano issues, this is going to hurt your nemmie.

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are u serious!
how does cyano hurt anemones?
i don't know what the hell to do with my water, i do wc every week and para looks o.k?
 

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are u serious!
how does cyano hurt anemones?
i don't know what the hell to do with my water, i do wc every week and para looks o.k?
No, no - Cyano indicates that something is not nice in your water.

Anemones are sensitive to water parameters.
 

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Any chance your LR is "dead"

How old is it - real age, and I know you love to buy/sell :p

Change your feeding ?

No chucking in the frozen foods without de-frosting and getting rid of the liquid etc.
 

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Lr some is 2,5 years old and some is 1.9 years and some is 6monts and the new 5kg is 2 weeks old.

i placed 3 kg of my oldest LR in a dark room in a bin with heater and pump for two weeks and added them back into tank.

my rocks is full of pods and worms, millions and milions, how can it be dead?
 

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this is how he looks every day, sorry for the bad pic, i took it with my actanics on and my flash from camera went off,hehe
 

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Dude, that boy doesn't look happy, and the leather, what up with him ?

If you need you could always move him to another tank and I offer my tank if necessary, till you get your water right.

Just so others know, this is what they should look like
 

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po4 = 0.1 is that to high?

i thought 0.02 was acceptable, above that is bad news. if im write you gota get that reading down!
0 is the best reading and nennys hate high po4 levels. when my po4 level rose, the nenny would begin to walk and look unhappy. soon after that the died due to them looking for better water and land up in a power head...
 

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I don't put walking down to PO4 levels, more lighting than anything else. my nennies haven't moved an inch in my tank and i have PO4 spikes.
 

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Dude, that boy doesn't look happy, and the leather, what up with him ?

If you need you could always move him to another tank and I offer my tank if necessary, till you get your water right.

Just so others know, this is what they should look like
yip, nemmie isn't doing very well.
no the leather retract its polyps when mh go off, he is fine :thumbup:
 

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po4 = 0.1 is that to high?

i thought 0.02 was acceptable, above that is bad news. if im write you gota get that reading down!
0 is the best reading and nennys hate high po4 levels. when my po4 level rose, the nenny would begin to walk and look unhappy. soon after that the died due to them looking for better water and land up in a power head...
i'll test for phos tommorow again, maybe miss read.
but war is right anemones will start walking around when the light isn't right
 

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i run a carbon and phos reactor, changed the phos rinse last month
 

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