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Old 04-29-2010, 08:58 PM   #1
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Tiny Aiptasia


I never had aiptasia before, but I do now. I have a 65 gallon tank, and I noticed tiny tiny aiptasia on my live rocks (about 20 of them), and they are about 1 cm big. I looked up ways to get rid of them, but what I read is that I would have to get a chemical and inject it into the disk of the aiptasia with a needle. But they are so small, I dont know if it is possible. So I was wondering if there are other ways to get rid of them? Also, would it work if I just sucked them up through a tube that I use to do water changes when I siphon out the water? Or would that just cause a population explosion? Thank you!!!
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Old 04-29-2010, 09:15 PM   #2
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I'd try akalk paste and rub it on it.
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Old 04-29-2010, 09:20 PM   #3
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i did the chemical (joe's juice) on my aptasia and bought some peppermint shrimp, they seem 2 be keepin it under control
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the aptasia react immediately to the chemical, it basically force feeding them as oppsed to injectioning them...
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