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  1. rincewind98

    rincewind98

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    Could someone tell me what kind of anemone this is please?And should I remove or keep it?

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    Pic is a little blury, can you maybe take a clearer one.
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    at first glasce the word mojano comes to mind but a better pic will allow for easier identification...
     
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    I go with aiptasia. Mojano got slightly thicker fingers. But anyway, both are evil pests. Kill it NOW.

    I use Vinegar that I inject into them slowly.

    Products available are Joe's Juice or Aiptasia-x. Or just search here on MASA how to kill them.
     
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    I had about 8 of these buggers and used AIPTASIA-X and they are gone,hopefully for good....:biggrin:
     
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    It definitely looks like aptaisia! It's a HUGE PEST. Believe me. I was the "aptaisia" king. They sting your corals to death and multiply like crazy! Mine even bred sexually. I had thousands of tiny aptiasia babies forever floating around!
     
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    rincewind98

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    Hope this picture helps.

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    Definately mojano!
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Jip Rookie - now that we have a clearer pic - this is indeed a Majano anemone. They do not proliferate AS quickly as the aptiasia (or glass) anemone, but they still do, and they tend to sting your corals to death.
     

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