Annoying Polyps

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  1. Charl_Stanhope

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    Need some advice on how I can get rid of some annoying palys growing in between some of my zoas. They were fine at first, but now they annoy me and are just taking over. Would say i have about 30-40 polyps.

    How can I SAFELY get rid of them without taking the rock out as thats not possible. I also dont want to kill my zoas. Can I inject them with some lemon juice , kalk or aiptasia X perhaps ?

    any ideas?
     
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    I'd try aiptasia x. Switch off flow pumps while you do it to limit any getting on the zoas.
     
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    Cool, was thinking that, but wont they release toxins that might kill of some of my sps.
     
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    Aptasia X works well. Get yourself an insulin syringe poke the buggers with the solution. Spraying around the region does not work, you have to inject them and remember to then remove the polyps when they fall off
     
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    Just snip them with scissors and suck up the polyp.....no risk to rest of zoas. at worst if they grow back repeat the process.
     
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    Thanx for tje input guys. Will try and hopefully i can get rid of them.
     
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