Mushroom?

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  1. CameL

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    Is it a mushroom? What kind?
     
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    Mini carpet anemone
     
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    Did you buy it or was it a hitchhiker?
     
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    looks like a mini carpet anemone for me too.

    And no, clowns do not host in them. They will be eaten most likely.
     
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    Thanks cheris,

    Did a bit of reading after that, the general consensus is they are relatively peacefull, clowns are not interested.
    It's a stunning piece.
     
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    Thats a good thing, mini carpets are known to eat small fish
     
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    I know there are a certain mini carpet nennie that re peaceful compared to your bigger carpet nennies.
     
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    So I hear, still unsure about it. But as I said, the general consensus is they are okay and relatively safer than other anemone's.
     
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    One I had ate 2 fish. Looked exactly like this one.
     
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    So what do you rekon? Get rid of it?
     
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    Just have it where the fish do not sleep. Lessen the changes of accidents.
     
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    I have a number of them in my big tank.
    No issues for the last year or two. They can move around at times.

    In something like a nano they can be a risk to fish.
    Remember when I first got them I packed my nano with them only to have a prize goby dive headlong into one chasing a piece of floating mysis shrimp. It wasn't pretty ...
     
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