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Old 08/12/2018, 03:42 PM   #1
lowtek
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Help This is aiptasia right?

So my time has finally arrived...first battle with aiptasia. Luckily its attached at bottom of an lps so I was thinking about just chisel it off or dipping just that one corner in some hot water or something. I dont want to resort to chemicals if I dont have to so any help is always appreciated.

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Old 08/12/2018, 03:44 PM   #2
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Also I heard lemon juice injection works too. Since I dont have any lemons what about a citric acid solution as I do have a few pounds of food grade citric acid laying around? Thanks in advance.

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Old 08/12/2018, 03:44 PM   #3
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Yes, that's Aiptasia. It should be fairly easy to break off with a chisel, some pliers etc.



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Old 08/12/2018, 03:51 PM   #4
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Old 08/13/2018, 08:24 AM   #5
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Bust that piece of rock off with a chisel and hammer. It's 15 cents worth of live rock.

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Old 08/13/2018, 12:22 PM   #6
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I got some when I got my life rock and shooting boiling water right at its mouth did it. Never to be seen again. Just make sure you aim right and close.


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Old 08/15/2018, 09:26 PM   #7
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I had a lot of luck with aptasia x


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