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Old 06/07/2018, 12:11 PM   #1
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Kleinís Butterflies nipping at SPS

Iíve got two small Kleinís Butterflies that are nipping at my SPS frags. Hard to tell if theyíre killing them, but Iím pretty sure theyíre inhibiting polyp extension. Think they need to go?


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Old 06/07/2018, 06:55 PM   #2
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Iíve got two small Kleinís Butterflies that are nipping at my SPS frags. Hard to tell if theyíre killing them, but Iím pretty sure theyíre inhibiting polyp extension. Think they need to go?
Yikes!!!! . I would say it depends on what you like better, your sps or your butterfly fish!

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Old 06/07/2018, 07:37 PM   #3
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Yikes!!!! . I would say it depends on what you like better, your sps or your butterfly fish!

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I caught five fish on hook and line but no Kleinís. I put a small rock with aiptasia on it in the trap.


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Old 06/07/2018, 07:56 PM   #4
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I caught five fish on hook and line but no Kleinís. I put a small rock with aiptasia on it in the trap.
Wow!!!! Did it work?!!!

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Old 06/07/2018, 07:59 PM   #5
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Wow!!!! Did it work?!!!

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Not yet on the aiptasia in the trap. I caught three Anthias, a Damsel and a purple tang on the line.


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Old 06/08/2018, 10:55 AM   #6
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Not yet on the aiptasia in the trap. I caught three Anthias, a Damsel and a purple tang on the line.
Wow your good...I have never tried the line trick.....I tried a fish trap once for a ax murderer six line Wrasse...he wouldn't go near it....so I used the two net method....I got him but it was a PITA! LOL!

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So, pretty much every fish goes for the tiny piece of bay scallops on a very small, weighted hook. Just not the ones I wanted

Good news is, one Klein’s is trapped and in my 120 rock cycling factory for aiptasia control.


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Old 06/08/2018, 04:10 PM   #8
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Nook 2. Klein’s 0.

Trap worked! Out of 40 plus fish, only a Damsel and the Klein’s entered the trap. Put a nice dent on my Jameson’s bottle in the battle.


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Old 06/08/2018, 09:01 PM   #9
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Nook 2. Kleinís 0.

Trap worked! Out of 40 plus fish, only a Damsel and the Kleinís entered the trap. Put a nice dent on my Jamesonís bottle in the battle.
Good job Dave.


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I'm not saying let's get rid of all the stupid people.* I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem work itself out.

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Old 06/09/2018, 03:34 AM   #10
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Nook 2. Kleinís 0.

Trap worked! Out of 40 plus fish, only a Damsel and the Kleinís entered the trap. Put a nice dent on my Jamesonís bottle in the battle.
LOL.....yea!!!! I bet you were doing a "happy dance"!

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