Urgent help needed Anemones

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  1. yusufp

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    I added a bta to my current setup which has 2 magnificent anemones yesterday.

    This morning the bta and smaller magnificent were touching. I then seperated the bta this morning and put him in a basket.

    The 2 magnificents are sulking and have turned a very dark cokour compared to normal. I think this might be due to toxin from the bta.

    I have removed the bta and put him in a bucket with a pump and airstone to seperate from main tank.

    I am running some extra carbon Brightwell carbonit x3 and want to do a 30% water change tomorrow morning when i can create enough water and prep it sufficiently.

    Any other advice?


    Need to sell the bta also
     
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    Pic of the magnificents. Clowns not hosting as per normal.

    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. madmatt

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    I've heard mixing species of nennies can be a problem.
     
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    If you don't mind me asking what Bta is it.
     
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    RBTA
     
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    Rose bubble tip anemone
     
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    I only have Bta in my tank.
    For the very reason that I've heard having different nennies in the tank can be deadly.
    Hope they're ok.
     
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    What is the size of your tank?

    Do you run carbon?

    Different species of anemones will have a chemical warfare against each other. Bigger tanks and carbon helps.
     
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    Its a 250l tank, i am running carbon.

    I think the tank is too small for multiple species.

    The other concern was they were touching which probably made things worse
     
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    your tank is too small for multiple anemone species.
    I see you are selling the RBA.
     
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    Yes and the magnificents are still recovering.

    The bta been sold, it was sooo pretty


    Some before and after pics.


    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    [​IMG]

    There is a little list of some of the nems that can be together from another forum I hope no one gets upset that I'm posting this here but it will help you
     
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    Thanks can you possible pm me the link as the pic is very unclear
     
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    I'm sorry I can't find the page that I found it on but it was on reef2reef I would just look online
     
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