"white Anemones'

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  1. FransSny

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    Probably been posted before but I thought I should just put a pic for everybody thinking of getting a nennie.

    Dont be fooled by the white anemone story at the LFS. They arent white..they are actually sick.

    heres a pick of mine after about 3 months of feeding, good water params, lots of flow etc. Its only starting to regain its coulor now and i was lucky so far...still a long way to go before it wiill be back to its brown / green glory!

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    WOW Frans! This nemmie has gotten a HUGE LOT BETTER!
     
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    FransSny Thread Starter

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    Thanx Jacques, its actually MUCH "browner" than on the pic....

    Also think it likes the skunks playing around it
     
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    Incredible job on the recovery!!!!! YAY!!!
     
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    Really looking much better Frans
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Nice work Frans, really nice to hear success stories about anemone's :thumbup:
     
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    Frans awesome
     
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    well played !! :thumbup:

    wouldnt it be nice is there was someone who brought in nennies and conditioned them for a couple months back to their true colours and then sold them !!;);) stranger things have happened !!
     
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    Much easier, safer, less expensive, and better for the wild population to propagate Neil.
     
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    thanks for the compliments guys...i actually did the post as a warning to reefers thinking about getting one

    the problem is that when a "white ' nennie starts to coulor some reefers actually think something is wrong

    and yes it would be great if we could get them all in their natural coulor
     
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    also bought one of these white nennies. starting to get some colour back! :thumbup:
    however, i think my bigger magnifica might be killing it chemically... (so thinking of selling it or swopping it)
    otherwise, with good feeding it def gets its colours back!
     
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    Yes please people, just to add on what Frans is saying... Below is a very bleached and sick anemone I bought (out of stupidity) and although it is still alive and eating well, it is not recoloring at all after 4 - 5 months!!! (If you think you can revive it, please see the classifieds section, as Loki has it at the moment and is willing to swop for something else, as the lights aren't right for the nennie). A white nennie is a dying nennie, please do not buy them!!!

    This is what a crispa should NOT look like!!!

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    agreed. bad idea buying these when they are white.
     
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    Very sad to see this, for some or other reason it is normally the Crispa's that this happens to. The up side is with the right water and lighting they usually recover fairly easily.
     
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    Havent updated this thread in a while but thought I should (even if just for my friend from norway;))

    This is what the guy looks like today , and I am sad to say it would have to go soon due to its growth rate :p

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    what have you been feeding the nennie frans?
     
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    Awesome Job on the nemmie Frans!!!
     
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    Thanx Jaak...been a long journey, but tought me a lot

    Feeds with my triggers, thus fish pieces works like a charm:thumbup:
     
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    Looks awesome! Excellent job!
     
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    Thanx for compliment Brenda...coming from you (and I have read your advice for other reefers :thumbup:) its very much appreciated
     
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