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Has anyone tried the Aptasia X from Red Sea? So far what I've read sounds great. Unfortunetly, other aptasia eliminators have sounded good but when used I've ended up with a population explosion. Has there been any long term sucess?
 

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Thanks for the help. I think my aptasia have reached major proportions but oddly enough only in half my tank. I have a slightly more powerfull powerhead on the opposite side so maybe it keeps the new ones at the opposite end.

I have tried the lemon juice injections but I can only really get the big ones that are exposed and my problem is with many, many small ones. I'm afraid that whatever I try is going to stress them and they will all start to multipy like crazy - then what?

Sounds like I have a struggle ahead, that there's no easy way so I guess I'll try to keep hitting them and stay ontop, hopefully.
 

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I'm jealous D-Man, the peppermint shrimp I bought (special for the aptasia) didn't touch them. I tried starving the peppermints but it's pretty hard to do and still feed the rest of the tank.

I've resorted to the chemicals. Used Aptasia X yesterday and hit all that I could find. It was kind of entertaining watching their reactions. This morning the aptasia are gone but only time will tell if it really killed them and their offspring.

In hindsight I wish I had used the Aptasia X earlier in the day, left all water movement off, then sucked out as many of the dead aptasia and chemical as I could reach with my vacuum. Because when I turned the powerheads back on there was white Aptasia X chemical all over the place. It doesn't appear to have damaged any of the corals but again only time will tell.
 

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Berghia nudibranchs

Has anyone tried these little Berghia nudibranchs? I was reading about them on the internet and everything sounds so wonderful. No negative press but it makes me wonder.

I've tried the Aptasia X and the killer from Red Sea. Both seem to work at first but there's Aptasia where I can't get to them and upside down on rocks. I think my tank is working toward reaching plague proportions. I swear I kill 10 and within a week I have 50 more. The Peppermint Shrimp isn't doing it's job either.
 
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