Best way to remove a RBTA of a rock

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  1. flamming angel

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    Howsit good ppl

    I have a RBTA which is stuck onto a rock. I need to remove it from that rock. Any ideas on how i can do this.

    Shot:thumbup:
     
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  3. JsPLAYn

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    give @Perky pets superstore a call and speak to Dane, he recently told me he knows a way for removing anemones quickly
     
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  4. flamming angel

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    Cool man will give them a shout
     
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    another 'proven to work method' is placing powerhead directly onto it, in no time it should jump
     
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    Trade secret - adjatate him a bit to let him pull stiff...
    Remove the rock from the water , and turn him upside down so he hangs above a tub of water.
    Take a hammer and knock on the bace of the rock / or where you dont have to view it.
    The constant knocking ( +- 2 minuts ) will make him drop off. ( dip him periodicle if your worried about time out of the water.

    Done it plenty of times and the costomers are still happy with there purchase...

    Good luck
     
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    Thanx for the tip will try it when I move my tank at the end of the month. I've got two RBTA to get off from rocks.
     
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    I've used the method of taking the rock out the water and holding it upside down. I think I also remember @Anemone saying if you rub an icecube(in a packet) very softly and for a very short period of time on the outet edge of the foot it will let go. I may be misquoting her but that comes to mind.
     
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    A good tickle does the trick for me...
     
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    I'm sure it does:eek::lol:
     
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    Wow! That goes totally against what logic would dictate. somebody must have been frustrated as anything to go that far the first time! But if it works it works!
     
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    Yip .
    I was trying to break a big rock in half to give the rock way with the nennie a customer wanted.
    And while i was chopping the rock with the chisel and hammer the dam nennie just dropped of - did the same with the next nennie - and haven't looked back since.

    I think its a very unnatural sensation for a nennie ( the knocking ) so it tries to move fast - nothing faster than letting go of the rock.
     
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    @Perky pets superstore You back for more.
     
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    ha ha ha no that would be hi jacking this thread...
    next time:whistling:
     
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    Mmmm anton have you got those defibrulator paddles and car battery?
     
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    You can also take a syringe and blow under the foot of the anenome, it takes a bit of time but its also safe and it remains in the water to be capture easily, ive done it a few times works well you just need to be patient.
     
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    Assume a Mini-max will work the same?
     
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