maxi mini weird behavior

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  1. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    I've had two maxi mini anemones that have been side by side and growing and seemingly very content. I have two sexy shrimp staying in them, one per anemone. I notice the other day that one of the nems just disappeared ?? the sexy shrimp with it, I can't find them anywhere. Any ideas on why this may have happened?
     
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  3. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    I'm not familiar with maxi minis but I wonder if it moved to somewhere it liked better? I hope you find it soon OFK
     
  4. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    just weird that it was so happy for so long and then - poof! disappears along with the sexy shrimp
     
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    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    I agree it's strange behavior. Like my tyree sunset montipora, it grows for a few months and has a color that glows then it dies off in 2 days flat. A little piece always survives and I watch it grow again. It's done this three times now.
     
  6. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Hmmm my mini-maxi only move slightly and usually to an area of more intense lighting. I had Peppermint eat all my maxi in about 72 hours after not showing any interest in the anemone for months.
     
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    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    Maxi minis are not big movers IME. I had one for 2.5 years and it only moved .5" or less.

    What is near it?
     
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  9. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    the other maxi mini was right next to it for months....nothing else has been moved near it
     
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    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    Mine M/M doesn't move. I think one of them ate the other?
     
  11. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    can they do that? would it have also eaten the sexy shrimp?
     
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    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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