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  1. #1

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    I’m still not too sure just what the heck my new anemone is doing.

    My anemone is a rose tip bubble. As soon as I added him to the tank, he moved between some rocks and hid for a while which is not out of the ordinary. Then, it looks like either ½ of him has come out of hiding to sit on a rock just in front of his hiding spot, and the other ½ is still in hiding. Or, he split and the new ½ is still in hiding and the other ½ did really did not move too much.

    The part of the anemone that is one the rock seems to be inflating and at least somewhat happy. This part is a darker red color and looks typical based on the pics I’ve found. But the other ½ is still very small and really wedged in between the two rocks. This half looks a little green / blue color but the lenticels will inflate somewhat from time to time.

    I can’t see behind the happy part of the anemone that is out on the rock to see if he actually split, or if he is just all spread out

    If they split, will both halves typically stay close together ?

    Is there any way (other than visually seeing a space) to confirm or verify if they anemone split ?

    I would be interested to hear your thoughts
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

  2. #2

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    for posting that article, I laughed so much!!!!!!!! - ScottishFish Kick back and enjoy the day when your done your painting - Cliff thanks for the rep! - EowynShieldmaiden Otis thanks you for the rep - Cliff This one will have a longer life span, sorry to hear about your fish - Cliff 
    For being a smarty pants and figuring out my riddle so fast! :) - escamosa The last one of these Ill ever give! Enjoy the AC bucks Rue! - smaug Yes, there is still a place in today's world for the  Darwin Awarads - Cliff Thanks for the Rep!!! :) - C-Dub Merry Christmas - Cliff 
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    Merry Christmas - Cliff Thanks!  You have a great holiday season as well! - sheamurai Merry Christmas - gadget228 What is a good Holiday Ham to do, but bring some cheer to my good friend Rue! - Trillianne Just Because - Surfdog 
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    I don't know! I think to know for sure you have to see the foot...but if you're consistantly getting two totally different 'looks' it probably is two individuals. But yes...sometimes half an anemone can look different than the other half.

    Does a split stay together. Sometimes yes...sometimes no.

    ...not much help, huh?
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

  3. #3

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    Well, I'm quickly learning there's not much "black and white" when it comes to these guys. You've just confermed that for me

    I really wish I could see between those rocks to see if there is a second foot.

    I never knew they could have different colors on 1/2 of their body. That's what made me think it split to begin with.

    And BTW, your always helpful Rue thanks
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

  4. #4

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    Dude I'm not gonna lie I'm pretty jealous of you and your nem haha sounds pretty awesome of a thing to have to try and figure out lol

    As for your question through my reading you have to see the foot (I've been reading about them because I'd like to get one) you'll see a distinct line down the middle if it has in fact split... however you could have two buddy nems sittin in the same spot or still just one.

    Also how much/often do you feed? I've also read that if you do have a splitting issue you can cut the unwanteds off that way they don't keep splitting over and over... Rue might be more help on that since I believe she mentioned earlier that she was recovering for a nem infested tank lol
    55g Long --> After 18mo of doing well the tank crashed during moving. Most likely cause: Flatworm Die-off... won't start another until after moving... Likely not until late 2013

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  5. #5

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    Just got home a few minutes ago and I'm 99% sure I can now see two boots

    It really looks like they split now

    I haven't fed these guys yet because up until Wednesday, they were too far into the rocks. I'll feed them tomorrow as see what hapens with them
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

  6. #6

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    for posting that article, I laughed so much!!!!!!!! - ScottishFish Kick back and enjoy the day when your done your painting - Cliff thanks for the rep! - EowynShieldmaiden Otis thanks you for the rep - Cliff This one will have a longer life span, sorry to hear about your fish - Cliff 
    For being a smarty pants and figuring out my riddle so fast! :) - escamosa The last one of these Ill ever give! Enjoy the AC bucks Rue! - smaug Yes, there is still a place in today's world for the  Darwin Awarads - Cliff Thanks for the Rep!!! :) - C-Dub Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    Merry Christmas Rue - jeffs99dime Holiday Ham has come today from the eve until Boxing Day! - Trillianne Merry Cristmas and Happy Holidays Rue. - Strider199 It's a Christmas Bunny, Merry Christmas. - gadget228 lol, thanks for the rep.  Have one on me! =] - KevinVA 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Thanks!  You have a great holiday season as well! - sheamurai Merry Christmas - gadget228 What is a good Holiday Ham to do, but bring some cheer to my good friend Rue! - Trillianne Just Because - Surfdog 
    Aphasia - Asthma/Allergies - Brain Cancer - Brain Tumors - Diabetes - Mental Illness - Rue Eating Disorders - Esophageal Cancer - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Pulmonary Hypertension - Rue 

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    Well then! Are you going to mark today down as #2's birthday?
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
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