What is this dude?

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by deadmeat2016, 26 May 2010.

  1. deadmeat2016

    deadmeat2016 Wouter

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    What is this guy, he only opens at night. A zoa or anemone maybe?
    during the day
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    during lights out
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    i started feeding him tonight to see what happens
     
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  3. chikaboo

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    Aptasia?
     
  4. RiaanP

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    Nope, not Aptasia. But it is a type on Anemone. Small, and with a bubble like tip with slight pink coloration.
    They do spread, but not in an invasive fashion. Actually, very nice to have. I got a few on a shell in my sump.
     
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    i had the same growing close to my ricordia and stung it all the time,so i removed the guy rather
     
  6. Munky82

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    I had one that looked just like that but with a pinkish colour. It disappeared..:p
     
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