Anemones! Coming to Terms with their Success in a Reef Aquarium

Discussion in 'Reef Aquarium Articles and How To's' started by coral reefer, Nov 9, 2008.

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  1. whiptofiz

    whiptofiz Fire Worm

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    Thanks. This is stuff i wish i knew about months ago and greatly apprectiated.
     
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  3. eddy38

    eddy38 Spaghetti Worm

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    This is a great Article and Thread!!
     
  4. Schecky

    Schecky Plankton

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    Great advice! This is a great help for a soon to be first anemone addition.
     
  5. lblanks

    lblanks Astrea Snail

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    Thanks!...the info on shrinkage especially was helpful and cleared up some questions i had.
     
  6. shantyroxy

    shantyroxy Plankton

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    anemone losing its "z"

    my anemone has lost almost all its "z" due to a power head a few months ago. its a lot healthier now and I was wondering how long it is going to take for it to have its bright purple colour again? thx
     
  7. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi shantyroxy,

    z=Zooxenthellae?

    Coloration is variable and depends on lighting, what lighting is the anemone under and what type of anemone?

    Welcome to 3reef.
     
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  9. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    Might have better luck starting a new thread.

    +1 to Corailline's questions though. Feeding it may help too, FWIW
     
  10. Chance

    Chance Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Great article! I was actually about to post a question on here about Anemones.

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    This is my spotted RBTA and it's tiny. It's grown from about the size of a dime, to the size of a quarter. No problems thus far!

    But I was curious if the size of the Anemone has anything directly to do with it's health? I see all these BTAs about a food wide and they all have health issues or end up bleaching.

    Tiny 'nem, tiny tank! (excuse my upside down deepwater, it's my only sps and it never sees much love.)

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  11. shantyroxy

    shantyroxy Plankton

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    Not sure what type of anemone it is but it has long tentacles and used to be purple and now it is white with purple tips and is about 10 inches in diameter. It is under two 250 watt metal halides.
     
  12. shantyroxy

    shantyroxy Plankton

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    And yes z= zooxenthellae