Local anemone

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  1. Taponi

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    Could someone please ID this anemone for me???

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    They are local nennies.... not sure of the name but they are very aggressive... clowns will not host them as they will eat the clowns...
     
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    Agreed. And they're cold water
     
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    Thank you... have no fish..so not concerned..would like their name if someone knows please. Also know they like water 18deg. Thank you for your replies...still beautiful nennies..
     
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    one on the left looks like a plum anemone, Actinia eguina.They stay small about 20mm. Got a couple. Normally found them on low tide exposed rock.

    Big one is a false plum anemone Pseudactinia flagellifera. Up to 100mm across. There sting is very potent. beware if you got a cut on your fingers when touching these.
     
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    Thank you Riaan...
     
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    Hi Riaan , any chance you want to get rid of those nennies :)

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    nope.... :tt2:
     

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