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Featured Bubble tip anemone?

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by DawnMidlandsUK, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. DawnMidlandsUK

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    I have been debating getting one for months. But when i mention to people i am thinking of getting one. I always hear "don't" are they that hard to keep​?
     
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    they arnt hard to keep imo. iv got 2 in my smaller tank the params arnt great and they are fine.
    I'd treat them like a lps coral they will take small swings in params. what type of corals do you have at present?

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    All soft coral.
     
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    Had this one reserved but with people saying don't do it etc I'm unsure what to do
     
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    people will disagree with me here but as I say I keep 2 in my small tank no3 is 25ish phos is 1ppm got a couple of lps and zoas in there they seem to love it. most people make the mistake of buying then reading that's where they fail.
    if you do get one place it in the tank and just leave it alone alot of people try to move them where they want them but that's the wrong thing to do. a nem will go where it wants.
    aslong as your params are stable then I can't see an issue with adding a nem.

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    Some say your tank should be mature 6 months are more but i have had them in a 2 month old setup with no issues at all.
    As said it will find its own place in the tank. Hopefully not near a wave maker though keep an eye out for that. Good Luck and remember to post a few pictures when you get it.
     
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    Got to agree with warby. 2/3 months old tank is good. and they will take small swings of parems.
     
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    Got one. Typical it's placed itself around the back of the tank so I can't see much of it. It looks big now opened up. Any way i can move it. Or will it just stay at back. It's going to be awkward feeding it as hard for me to see exactly where it is
     
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    Point a powerhead at it, it will move
     
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    they don't need feeding they can get there food from the light like most other corals. if you do feed they will grow faster.
    as Phil says change your powerheads position that can work. as it's not been in long I'd give it a few days to see if it goes for a walk anywhere some do some don't.

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    IMG_20170324_115143049.jpg looks squashed in.
     
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    [email protected] says no need to feed,it will settle when it finds its spot.Big Thumbs Up
     
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    That's normal....will open up when settled and happy :w00t:

    Looks like a good sized and very nice nem Big Thumbs Up
     
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    looks very good dawn should look great once it comes out proper.

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    Think will be big
     
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    Day three IMG_20170325_101759760.jpg IMG_20170325_101741293_BURST001.jpg IMG_20170325_101502031.jpg
     

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    Looking good there starting to open up Big Thumbs Up
     
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