Ultimate AIPTASIA Guide – Manual and Natural Controls - RB article

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Yesterday, Evan Montgomery wrote:

For as long as reef tanks have existed so to have a wide range of undesired pests, possibly none more notorious than the infamous Aiptasia anemone. To avoid introducing Aiptasia in the first place and to keep a system free of them requires keen inspection of everything placed in the aquarium, as well as a long term commitment to best practices.

If there were a straight-forward method of control that would be effective in all reef tanks the conversation would have ended right then and there, and saved the sanity of passionate reef keepers the world over. With patience and properly applied control methods it can be possible to put Aiptasia in the rear view mirror, and forget all about these coral stinging eye sores.

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