zooxanthellae rock anemone question

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  1. RoloSaez

    RoloSaez Millepora

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    I've read that once they have been in the DT a couple weeks we need to help get the color back. I read getting fish from the market or raw shrimp. Is this the correct method. Has any one ever had experience with this. I'm new to any corals.
     

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    RoloSaez Millepora

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    Anyone have experience in getting anemone's back to health?
     
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    benbabcock Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Iv never had one go downhill so i dont know about nursing them back to health. What i do know is how to keep em happy. What is the lighting like? Are your params good? It may never look exactly like it did in the store as your lighting is almost certainly different. You can try feeding it a bit( i always feed mysis), it wont hurt him, thats for sure.
     
  5. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Also that could just be that coloration for that type of rock anemone, not all rock anemones are brilliantly colored. Feed it small chunks of raw sea food once to twice and week.
     
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    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    +1 to what Corailline said. It actually looks to be pretty healthy to me.
     
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    Camkha1234 Great Blue Whale

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    +2 I had one that looked just like it. Just feed and don't try to move it and you should be fine ;)
     
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    RoloSaez Millepora

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    Is freeze dryed krill ok or should I get silversides or something?
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Personally I do not like Silversides. The Krill should be fine if you have nothing else.

    The best would be tiny pieces of raw fish, scallops, clams, squid.

    Do not over feed it.
     
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    RoloSaez Millepora

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    from the market right?
    i'll get some tomorrow
     
  12. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Yup any market, just make sure it's fresh and not rotting.

    Over feeding can cause bacterial infections to the anemone and promote a decline in your water quality, more is not better in this situation.

    Good luck