aptasia

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  1. PieterJNR

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    i have a huge aptasia problem investing my entire tank i have tried aptasia x but there is to many to kill all at ones can anyone please give me some advice on how to get rid of all the aptasia. the aptasia is killing all my zoan frags and i just can't seem to get anythiing to grow
     
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    2 things you can try, a high powered laser light 1000ma or something
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    calcium/lemon juice in a syringe. straight into them, dissolves them fast
     
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    does anyone know if i rinse my liverock in fresh water will that help
     
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    nope
    if it was that easy, then everybody would do it.
    and if you do, rather use RO and not tap water. Leaving it in RO water for a couple of days would, but it would also kill all other organisms. All you have afterwards is dead rock. It should colonize, but that is another complete cycle process as all the dead corpses must first decay or be eaten.

    i use a insulin injection and vinegar. Came around on Saturday, and hear other options.
     
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    Peppermint shrimps worked for me, but I have found that they grow back after a time. Lemon juice works a treat for the ones you can reach.
     
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    does anyone know where i can get these slugs Berghia Sea Slugs
     
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    sounds like they are the best to get so can anyone let me know where i can find them
     
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    In SA, you not going to get them. I know of a reefer who brought them in but they all died.
     
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