cleaning crew

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  1. albert

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    Hi there, I have a 35l jebo R338 tank, with 3kg live rock and live sand, my tank has been cycling for a week. I see a lot of life on my live rock, I found a anemone living on one of the rocks. Is it safe to add one or 2 cleaners in my tank? Thanks in advance
     
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  3. AndrévN

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    That anemone might be a aptasia my friend so give us a pic because they are nasty little things in your display tank. If your ammonia levels is low enough yes, then a hermit crab and a turbo snail wont do any harm at all.
     
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    Hi Albert - I would say, wait another 2 weeks or so, before you add cleanup crew. The instability in the water might just kill them - and you would have wasted you money, and killed some poor thingies! ;)
     
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    Yes I know it is aptasia, I will be removing it today
     
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    Do some reading on how to remove it. (Hot water method might work in the small tank).

    If you remove it incorrectly you will be spreading it all through your small tank.
     
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    I do suggest you wait it out till everything in check like NH3, NO2, NO3 lays on zero
     
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