Help identify

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  1. Dragonet

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    Hi Brenda

    I recently purchased an Anemone with 2 Clowns and was told that it is a bubble tip Anemone(but I am not sure), I was told by Mekaeel at last nights gathering to send a picture of the Anemone to you for help with indentification and care.
    I am concerned due to all the info that I have read about the Anemone being so white, and am now worried that it has bleached and would like to know if this correct and if so then what steps do I need to take to restore it back to prime condition.

    Best regards
    Dragonet :helpsmilie:

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  3. chikaboo

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    Respect!:notworthy: Kudo's to you Dragonet on wanting to take the right steps to house the nemmie properly - and good on the guys at the meeting to point you in the right direction .... towards Brenda - for seeking the guru's advice - hope this all turns out well - sometimes not easy for a reefer to ask for help ... lets hold thumbs for you....
     
  4. lanzo

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    Looks like a Heteractis Magnifica to me, but somehow it looks like a Heteractis crispa too.

    But i would deff go for magnifica

    will elaborate in a few minutes...:)
     
  5. lanzo

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    The magnifica needs right light and high flow

    They are found in the wild on reef pinnacles or reef slopes.(attaches to rock)

    The one you have has bleached.....it will slowley move away from bright light....constant feeding of silverside, hake, mussel, shrimp would help him to recover his zooxanthellae algae that he lost.

    Keep us updated
     
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    Glad you posted it Dragonet :)
     
  7. Anemone

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    It is definately bleached. I can't tell what species it is from the pic. Your system looks pretty new. How long has it been up and running? What lighting do you have? What size tank and what are your water parameters? What are you feeding, how often and how big are the portions of food?
     
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