Will Copperbanded eat Clove polyps?

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  1. Av8Bluewater

    Av8Bluewater Giant Squid

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    Some of my grey clove polyps are starting to get out of control. I was wondering if a copperband will eat them.
    They are the small ones that kind of look like a feather duster.
     
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  3. Pickupman66

    Pickupman66 Tassled File Fish

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  4. oldfishkeeper

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    my first thought was no but I'm not certain on that
     
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    I never heard of a copper band eating those but ya never know. Sounds like it's time to get out the marine mower and by that I mean a razor blade ;)
     
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  6. Mr. Bill

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    I have to second the motion for the razor blade. Copperband Butterflies are extremely difficult to keep, rarely surviving long enough to affect one's aiptasia population. Small nems and fleshy stony corals are their specialty; can't say I've ever heard of them bothering leathers or polyps.