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A27
05/16/2017, 12:07 AM
So I have a 30 gallon reef tank with a current stocking of 2 ocelaris, a Royal gramma, cleaner shrimp, and a goby pistol shrimp pair. I noticed that my zoas are getting eaten up by the little sea slugs, and I have removed a few manually myself. I will be soon getting some sort of dipping chemical, which comes tommy question, which one should I get? And for the second part, I want to know the best wrasse to fit in my tank. I don't want a Six line wrasse, but I heard the Possum wrasse is good, but might not eat them. Any suggestions?

CPdude
05/16/2017, 07:26 AM
Well I also have ZENs (zoa eating nudibranchs). Even big ones the size of your finger nail. My elegance coral and duncan coral eats them from time to time, or i would just blast the damn ZENs into the corals. A bristleworm decided to make its home in the zoa colony and actually ate most of the eggs and even the adults and juvies! My Green BTA ate 1 ZEN before. I am not sure about wrasses. Hopefully someone can reply on it.

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mav3rick478
05/17/2017, 03:28 PM
Bayer Dip, then scrape off any eggs clusters. Keep the zoas quarantined for a few weeks to see if any more Nudibranch appear and if none show up return them to your display tank.

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tacschulz
06/04/2017, 03:36 PM
I would do what the post above says. You need to stop the ZENs reproductive cycle.

Razorback reef
06/11/2017, 03:11 AM
Strange how palyothoa produce some of most toxic poison in the natural world and something actually eats them.

CPdude
06/11/2017, 03:38 AM
So I have a 30 gallon reef tank with a current stocking of 2 ocelaris, a Royal gramma, cleaner shrimp, and a goby pistol shrimp pair. I noticed that my zoas are getting eaten up by the little sea slugs, and I have removed a few manually myself. I will be soon getting some sort of dipping chemical, which comes tommy question, which one should I get? And for the second part, I want to know the best wrasse to fit in my tank. I don't want a Six line wrasse, but I heard the Possum wrasse is good, but might not eat them. Any suggestions?
Speaking of wrasses. I heard that yellow coris wrasses eat zoa nudibranchs and most other pests but may kill your cleaner shrimp. But the eggs you would have to scrape of yourself.

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650-IS350
06/20/2017, 05:55 PM
Small Yellow or Green Coris. for juvenile/adult slug elimination.

Manual removal , scraping of eggs. Dips WON'T do anything to the eggs.