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I need to gut my display. There are some trash polyps growing everywhere plus blue clove polyps got in somehow. I plan on using the medicine to kill the blue clove polyps but that means catching and moving all my inverts to another tank so they don’t die. Wanna come help?!
Sure, if by "another tank", you mean my tank. ha ha
 

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Let's see 'em!
Quick dirty pics (plus my photography skills suck)

In these pics... SBB Hephaestus. GMK zoas on 1 rack. Several rhodactis shrooms, baby jawbreaker, baby candy crush, red devil & dragon lady shrooms. I also have a new baby OG bounce, but its in a position I can't get a pic. Once I get the tanks straightened out I'll take some decent pics. Also added some colonies of Hally Berry, Bowtie Blasters & twizlers zoas.
 

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This is what I use to dose nitrates. Very cheap and effective.



How many fish do you have in your 75 gallon? Have you tried adding more fish and feeding more to boost nutrients? Also, I would worry about the microscope. Everyone’s tank has Dino. The difference is whether the conditions are ideal for the Dino to thrive. For that matter, your corals produce about 95%+ of their energy via a symbiotic relationship with an internal dinoflagellate algae.
I have (1) clownfish, (1) Angel, (1) Dotyback, and (1) Fire Angel. And yes, I want more fish, any recommendations? :).
 

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My tank is doing so well the aptasia are going crazy!!! There are just too many to count. I need to first try a dozen peppermint shrimp and see what they do.

Same here man but always end up picking on my acans. CBB did the same thing and I have wrasse who would probably have $15 berghia snacks. Really lost on what I should do..


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Same here man but always end up picking on my acans. CBB did the same thing and I have wrasse who would probably have $15 berghia snacks. Really lost on what I should do..


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My corals are very limited so now is the time. Now finding a dozen is a different story...
 

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Same here man but always end up picking on my acans. CBB did the same thing and I have wrasse who would probably have $15 berghia snacks. Really lost on what I should do..


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I had them pretty bad in my tank toward the beginning of the year. Got a filefish, CBB and Peppermints all around the same time.

Never saw any of them go after aptasia, but eventually I noticed that the aptasia started to disappear.

If I was betting money I think the filefish did it, it doubled in size over the last few months.
 

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I had them pretty bad in my tank toward the beginning of the year. Got a filefish, CBB and Peppermints all around the same time.

Never saw any of them go after aptasia, but eventually I noticed that the aptasia started to disappear.

If I was betting money I think the filefish did it, it doubled in size over the last few months.

I've got one. I have moved him around to various frag/fish tanks that have/had aptasia. I'm always afraid it will go after zoa's though so I move them ahead of his arrival. I wouldn't be able to do that in a display. Have you noticed yours showing any interest?
 

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I'm always afraid it will go after zoa's though so I move them ahead of his arrival. I wouldn't be able to do that in a display. Have you noticed yours showing any interest?
I have one that eats aptasia and majanos but doesn't seem to mess with the zoas, ate the majanos out of the center of a couple colonies and the zoas have filled in the holes left behind. From what I understand though it's really just personal preference of the fish. 50/50 shot and if they decide to eat zoas, then they will never stop.
 

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I've got one. I have moved him around to various frag/fish tanks that have/had aptasia. I'm always afraid it will go after zoa's though so I move them ahead of his arrival. I wouldn't be able to do that in a display. Have you noticed yours showing any interest?

I dont have any zoas so cannot comment on how they would do with them.

I can say for sure that the first day I got the file fish he took a couple test nips on some acropora but left them alone after that.
 

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