Anemone taking over my tank

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  1. Wizard$

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    Hi

    My anemone is taking over my tank - looks healthy though- any suggestions. Constantly moving other corals to try to accomodate.

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  3. Visser

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    Man, i would give a lot to have such a nice nennie in my tank!
     
  4. 459b

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    Make it an anemone only tank. Very rare to see such a healthy anemone.
     
  5. scubaninja

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    Watch the nennie and make sure it doesnt go into any pumps. Otherwise, just let it walk until it sits. But its more important to find WHY its walking. That looks like an RBTA to me, so make sure there is no direct flow on it. What's your lighting like?

    Not quite so rare as you think ;) 5 clones :tt2:
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    Rare for cape town. You really dont need five :whistling:
     
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    Lol. 5 is MAYBE a few too many, but they will be going to deserving homes soon ;)
     
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    Stunning anemone.
     
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    Wizard$

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    Stock lighting on RSM130. Nennie not walking just stretching. No direct flow on it. At night is shrinks to about half the size, and every 2/3 days it completely retracts and you can barely see any of it?
     
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    What is the stock lighting? I dont know what you get on an RSM130. I assume its just small T5s?
    OK when you said taking over, I thought you meant walking.. If its growing too big, you either trade it out for a smaller one or make more space for it. Simple;)
     
  11. Mc

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    I guess thats the problem with putting an anemone in a nano, I know I have the same problem.
    Not much you can do about it other than getting rid of it.
     
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    This is just one way how we justify to ourself and loved ones that we need another, bigger tank! Beautiful Anemone! :thumbup:
     
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    @scubaninja - If or when you ever decide to sell one of your nennies, please let me know as I would like to buy one from you
     
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    Are you feeding nennie ?
    I know if I don't feed mine , he goes walk abouts
     
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    Don't those Red Sea 130z just have two T5 tubes? Just a hunch but isn't that not enough lighting for it? Maybe its stretching itself out to try and maximize the amount of lighting
     
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    Maybe he is just one happy nennie. Looks to me he is very happy.
     
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    wow I want 1
     
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    I cannot agree with you more...lol;)
     
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    Hi All

    Thanks for comments - he is very happy, is also hosting my 2 clowns now, so only way is to upgrade!!!
     
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