How to get my anemone to move to the visible part of the tank

Discussion in 'Fish and Invertebrates' started by hiepatitis, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Gonzo

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    Aren't there "guards" you can place on/around your tunze which should protect the nem from getting caught inside one of them?
     
  2. hiepatitis

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    I just switched my 6055 to a VOrtech MP10es and he seems to be happier now. Had the 6055 turned all the way down and pulsing but I guess that was still too much flow.
     
  3. northbay-reefer

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    Feed him a small amount of food every day and entice him to stay there.
     
  4. A_Lee

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    Do you have a picture of one of these anemones?
     
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    OMG!!!!!! Came to work and the anemone was in my vortech shredded. Only one large chunk may have a chance but it's pretty ground up. Hoping he will survive and regenerate. Hopefully the toxins won't kill everything else. :((
     
  6. Gonzo

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    Try to remove as much as you can and start running Carbon. Sorry for the loss :(
     
  7. iCon

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    +1... Been there, done that. It sucks... I'd do a quick water change in addition to the carbon
     
  8. BigMac

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    Does the MP10 come w/ the foam guard the mp40 somes with?

    I recently lost a men. I am not sure it went in the pump, but not much else could cut it up like this.

    I am now running the foam guards, but will have replaced them w/ a plastic mesh that doesnt capture food and isopod shells.

    Sorry to hear about your nem. I was reading along to see if you got it to move. Mine is in the back of my rockwork too.
     
  9. iCon

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    I'd be interested in seeing your plastic guards instead of the foam Vortechs usually come with. In trying to get my nem to move/detach from the back rock work, I held an MJ1200 pointing directly at it's base for 20 minutes and it didn't budge. It shrunk to about the size of a 50 cent piece and left me with a tired arm
     
  10. BigMac

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    Im going to go pick up mesh and do the mod this weekend and post in in the DIY.
    I quickly learned about the need to guarg your inlet.
    The foam guards really collect crap. Not acceptable for a reef IMNHO..
     

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