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Well looks I have joined the death by powerhead club. I had bridal veil covering the intake but some how the veil is off and the purple lta is now too. I have seen the clowns picking at the rubberband so they may have managed to get it loose I don't know. I won't be putting anymore anemones in the tank(the 24). The tank was very cloudy. I did a 50 % waterchange using water from the empty fowler and am mixing new saltwater right now to do another. I hope I don't loose anyone they all look very peeved right now. I also am running a hob with carbon hope it helps.
 

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sorry to hear that jena, good move on leavin anenomes alone though.
 

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My haitian has always been a model citizen. From the time I got the lta it moved and moved. I tried moving the powerhead but the anemone would follow. Even tho the intake was covered it made me nervous and now I know I was right to be so. I still have the haitian but it gives me no worries and will move to the 90 as soon as it is safe. I think I will come up with some other method of providing flow for the 90. I plan to do anemones in it but will not have powerheads.
 

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Wow the LTA wasn't dead. When I pulled it out of the ph it was very torn. I put it in a bucket of water while cleaning out the tank. When I went to flush it I found the anemone open and stuck to the side of the bucket. I put him in qt just in case. He may be okay if he is able to repair the damage to his foot. I will keep you updated.
 

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sorry to hear that! Hope he makes it... just nosy, but how do you handle those bigger anemones? Can you touch them or do you get zapped? I know I've touched my tulip anemone and have never felt anything, but I don't make a habit of it either...
 

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They don't sting. They are just really sticky and will stick to you if you get near him. I am keeping a close eye on it. I examined him more closely and other than missing a lot of tenticles and 2 tares it is remarkebly well considering the shape it was in when I pulled him from the ph. I have heard of many ph victims making full recovery so I want to give him a chance. As far as him being in pain I wish I could give it a baby asprin an make it better but thats not possible. If he starts looking poor I will put him in the freezer and let him go to sleep.
 

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I have picked up covers from the pond section of HD to cover my PH's, just have to clean them often
 
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