Moving freshly split RBTA?

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  1. Ducncover

    Ducncover Skunk Shrimp

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    One of myRBTA's split yesterday and one of the splits decided to take a walk. Nothing looks to be damaged and all fish are accounted for. My concern is it's in a spot that I could remove it relatively easy without doing too much teardown, and I was planning on eventually moving it into my clownfish anemone tank once it healed up. My better judgement is telling me to leave it and not stress it, but my other half is saying, roll the dice and move it to the other tank and not take the risk of it walking through the rest of my corals.
     
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  3. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Got a pic? I probably would wait a bit but need to see this.
     
  4. Ducncover

    Ducncover Skunk Shrimp

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    Best pics I could get right now. Lights are ramping down and looks to be moving again.
     

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  5. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    I would not move the anemone so soon after cloning. That is tough situation though.
     
  6. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    amazing that they can split
     
  7. Ducncover

    Ducncover Skunk Shrimp

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    Decided to let it be. It moved itself to the rear corner of the tank pretty close to where it was when I got home yesterday. Only thing in the area are some zoas so nothing to worry about there. It's on a rock that is easily pulled out so I'm hoping it stays for a week or 2 then I will move it.
     
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  9. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    Probably the best decision - although if it keeps moving, I might pull it - it looks pretty darn good for having just split