Anemone disappeared

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  1. Midnight_Madman

    Midnight_Madman Montipora Digitata

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    It was looking healthy as could be. It was hiding in some rockwork, then a few days ago it moved to an open area towards the back of the tank. The next day I saw a lot of sand piles and could not find it... did my Niger Trigger kill and eat it!? He never even payed attention to eat before...
     
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    It's probably in a crevice and will come out when it's ready. If the anemone is not in an overflow, power head, or heater then leave them be as appropriate.
     
  4. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    mine does that too. It empties itself of all the water inside and then buries itself. I thought it was dead but came back 2 days later. Now it does that every once in a while. Especially if there is high flow. I have 3 of them in my 100g. So if high flow for a couple hours it disappears to give itself a break. They could move but they don’t
     
  5. Midnight_Madman

    Midnight_Madman Montipora Digitata

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    good news I did see it in a deep hiding spot earlier!
     
  6. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    good news! nems are such interesting creatures :)