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clayspst
02/04/2008, 04:47 PM
which is better? copperbanded butterfly or peppermint shrimp?
pros and cons. please thank you

acrodave
02/04/2008, 04:57 PM
In my opinion both are not reef safe. I would go with Berghias

The Saltman
02/04/2008, 05:00 PM
Both are hit and miss. Joe's Juice is a highly recommend solution.

clayspst
02/04/2008, 05:02 PM
ok after all the aptasia are gone. does the dead berghias polute the tank?

clayspst
02/04/2008, 05:03 PM
joe juice hasnt worked for me. i have a big tank so i wont be able to find them all

acrodave
02/04/2008, 05:06 PM
I traded most of them out but the ones i left in did nutting to the tank

clayspst
02/04/2008, 05:09 PM
how long did it take to clear them out? how many did you have?

Roy G. Biv
02/04/2008, 05:45 PM
Syringe + Needle + Boiling water = DEAD Aptasia.

clayspst
02/04/2008, 05:48 PM
that works for the ones i can see. where do i get a needle and syringe?

sufunk
02/04/2008, 05:49 PM
My peppermint shrimp did a great job of clearing aiptasia but became a MAJOR pain when trying to feed my corals, especially my scolymias. I would have to stand guard with a baster for literally 1-3 hours after feeding them or the peps would reach in them and snatch out whatever i fed.

I killed them off when i did a redbug treatment after being unseccessful in trapping all of them for about a month.

My aiptasia has come back though in the last 6 months though and joes juice and kalk arent helping alot. I'm actually considering putting more peps in to get rid of the aiptasia

sufunk
02/04/2008, 05:51 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=11764513#post11764513 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by clayspst
that works for the ones i can see. where do i get a needle and syringe?

My vet gave me 2 after i explained to her what i needed them for. I have been going there for like 10 years though and shes pretty sure i'm not a heroin addict or anything,lol.

Roy G. Biv
02/04/2008, 06:39 PM
http://stores.ebay.com/Cammda-Adhesive-Dispensing-Solution

Dubbin1
02/04/2008, 06:45 PM
<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=11764513#post11764513 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by clayspst
where do i get a needle and syringe?

Any place that has a pharmacy will have them.