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Thread: Tog-o-war

  1. #1

    Default Tog-o-war


    0 Not allowed!
    I walked past the 90 gallon reef tank today and I happened to see a snail sneaking past the red carpet anemone. As a read a lot of examples were these anemones (Stichodactyla haddoni ) would eat fish, snails, shrimp, or what ever animal would come in direct contact with their tentacles, I decided to watch for a minute.

    Sure enough the snail got to close, brushed up against the tentacles, and the anemone ended up grabbing his shell. What happened next was really interesting. The anemone would pull the snail in a little closer by trying to close, and then the snail would get some traction and move ahead a little. This went on a few times before the snail worked loose from the anemone and crawled away.

    I had my cell phone with me so I manage to take a few pics before the snail broke loose.





    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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    Where's your camcorder to record this crazy event at? That's pretty cool though, I wish I would've seen it
    Empty 125g sitting in my shed
    55g Freshwater Tropical Community
    29g Convict Fry Growout Tank
    10g Freshwater Planted Tropical Community
    5g Freshwater Planted Dirt
    2.5g Ghost shrimp tank

  3. #3

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    LOL, that was when I found out I did not have the option to take videos on my cell phone.

    I tried to move all the Nassarius snails out of the tank before putting the anemone in, but its really hard finding those guys when they are dug into the sand
    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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    I love anemones...but YAY for the snail! The anemones can eat frozen mysis instead...
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

  5. #5

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    I managed to catch that little snail and move him into my other tank last night. He'll be a lot safer there
    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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    0 Not allowed!
    Yay!
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

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