How to get Anemone to move

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  1. Momo

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    Hi have a carpet anemone that has made itself comfortable against the front glass, would like it to move towards the rocks. What is the best way to accomplish this?

    don't really want to move it forcibly, was thinking maybe remove the crushed coral around it and create a path to where i'd more or less like it to be, or maybe put a bit of direct flow on it to get it to move?

    Any suggestions?

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    If he is not happy at the rocks he will move again.
    It is better to have them sitting still where they want to be. Although it is not always where we want them to be.

    You can move / blow the substrate away, then use a credit card to carefully moved it under his foot, loosening it.
     
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    But nothing will stop it from moving back there, if that is where it wants to be.
     
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    it's not really a case of it having moved there. kind off stayed where i put it it just opened bigger then i thought:p
     
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    Then credit card like riaan said, and place it where you want, just be gentle.
     
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    tank to deep to get down to base easily to use credit card:p anyways my plan with the powerhead seemed to work. Pointed it directly at the nennie and this morning he has moved over to the rocks now to see if he stays there
     
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