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Discussion in 'Pests and Possible Troublesome Inverts' started by Caspertheghost, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. Caspertheghost

    Caspertheghost Copepod

    This has been growing a piece of LR I purchased about 2 months ago. Seems to me that it's a Zoanthid, but I can't find any similar pictures like it. Not sure if a Pest or just a Hitchhiker. Thanks in Advance everyone!

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    Tried to get as good of a Shot as possible with Cell Phone. The tips of the feelers are Phosphorescent in Green.
     
  2. Haddonisreef

    Haddonisreef Kraken M.A.S.C Club Member

    Mojano anemone they are a pest and will spread if not delt with.
     
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  3. Dr.DiSilicate

    Dr.DiSilicate Kraken M.A.S.C Club Member

    Pest! Kalkwasser paste it.
     
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  4. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member


    +1 Kill it with Fire! or in this case Kalkwasser
     
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  5. Caspertheghost

    Caspertheghost Copepod

    If anyone wants it, they can have lol. It's pretty.
     
  6. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member

    Ya it is kind of sad that those can spread like wildfire and take over a tank in a short amount of time, because they do have beautiful coloring
     
  7. Caspertheghost

    Caspertheghost Copepod

    I don't have any Kalk or aphasia x
     
  8. aquarius

    aquarius Copepod

    Boiling water may do the trick but honestly if it's just the one I'd pull it off by hand. Unlike Aiptasia anemones that will spread like wildfire if even just a piece is left, Majano anemones have a hard pedal disc that you should be able to get under the edge of and peel it right off.
     
  9. aquarius

    aquarius Copepod

    Lemon juice is also an option.
     
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  10. Caspertheghost

    Caspertheghost Copepod

    I think I will just have to manually remove it.

    One last question: do you guys see the small red leafy macroalgae in the pic that is just above the Majano? Wondering if that is a bad type of algae
     

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