Hi mibu,sorry late reply,just got home on trainI don't think they are eating the acro
I forget the name of these little critters. They are very small and just graze around, most of the time, the acropora bugs are dug into the tissue. You will/may see bleaching where they are eating and tissue loss. No polyp extension, what else, they would not be off of the tissue either. Looks like these guys are roaming the frag plug.
could be ostracods?
Don't worry about the reply, the nice thing about text, it is there for when you get to it.Hi mibu,sorry late reply,just got home on train
I'm unsure what they are but you could very well be correct,,unless get them under a microscope I won't be able to know.
But yeah I agree with you in that they look like just grazing from the frag plug and look almost identical to the bugs I got months ago .
I'm not concerned about tjem at momemt as cant see them doing Amy damage to the acro but it does seem strange they congregating on this new acro plug and 0 are on my stylo but I really don't know tbh
Those are it's mouths. You can (and should) put food there.And here video of torch getting ready to split hopefully anyway ^_^
Aptasia X works really good on Aptasia. I had a nasty one in my pipe organ and I finally ended up killing a few polyps to get it gone but is gone and hasn't been back.Main reason I wanted cbb was because such beautiful unusual looking fish but closely followed by I want the fish to have jobs in tank to help me and as alot state their cbb eat aiptasia this was a big influencer to get one.
I dont feed nori as such ,for reason of I can't seem to find none in any Chinese supermarket in my city,can find roasted seaweed and seaweed with spices / herbs added but not plain nori,but I have got oceans nutrition green algae sheets I think it's called and not seen it eat any of that but don't feed that as often as I should .think I may add some on a clip now and see if it eats any this time.
And let's hope the cbb eats these aiptasia as must be 4 or 5 on this small zoa rock that got like 35 zoas on it as they are small and inbetween the zoas and I only spotted them as lights out on tank and zoomed in with phone with light on phone so don't think the aiptasia rise out above the zoas as of yet so only way cbb will be able to see them is when zoas are closed or when they grow larger ,and was dreading removing all the aiptasia without spreading them and dont particular want to remove the zoas from the rock.
But now I noticed the aiptasia,I'm now thinking have they stung the zoa as couple of the pink/ peachy coloured ones lost bit their colour but idk.
Maybe I leave zoa rock in a few days and see what happens then make a decision on what to do ^_^
Thanks for all your advice, it's much appreciated indeed as I only know what I know
From reading which is different than hands on experience off course
Yeah I feed it 2 times per week or at least once a week if forget once ^_^Those are it's mouths. You can (and should) put food there.
Turn off the pumps because it will be tough for it to eat. You will also have to keep all of the mauraders away, and in your tank there are many.
Not neccessarily. They usually have multiple mouths along the length of their "polyp". If they split is should be obvious. I am pretty sure that when that happens it is lateral to the mouths. There will also be skeleton building before it becomes obvious to the naked eye. I imagine that those who have had them for extended periods get good at spotting the splitting.If torch has 2 mouths doesn't that mean it's preparing to split ? I just presumed 1 torch = 1 mouth and if 2 mouths then preparing the slow process of splitting?
I do not know why I am not getting updates on watched builds. I am really upset. I did get one this morning.Well got new phone yesterday and main thing wanted was basic new phone as all pretty much do sake thing for what I use them for but wanted as good or better camera on it than my old Samsung s10 + and this new phone camera so far seems extremely good and got a 30 x zoom where as s10+ had 10 x so can actually zoom good 10 inch into tank and zoom into the mouth of the zoa so much better indeed,just need mess about with settings and colours and all that I guess.
And finally started making my Xmas Village which usually takes 2 weeks to build and want it built before go holiday in 7 days so got 6 days left to build so think going have be much simpler than I used to build as just haven't got the time lol.
Mrs doesn't like me building it as causes a mess with all the Styrofoam ( I do clean up as I go) and she kindly being saying will help you get wood out loft tommorrow,well that was 1 week ago started asking and finally got wood down yesterday ,I'm sure my 4 year old will love it no matter what and sure will be hard building it while she around and be hard telling her not to crawl under the table where all the wires/ plugs will be but spent alot of money on it over the years so my logic is either use it at Xmas time or sell it all and never do it again ( mrs doesn't want to sell it and doesn't want me to do it so idk lol)
Yeah I noticed not getting notifications also.only seen you changed name on your build thread when seen it in latest posts with all the rest,at first I thought you started a new build thread,like got a tank or something as didnt get no notifications,and yeah village is great,I love it and get carried away with most things I do,as only started off like 5-6 years ago with few houses/ figures on top of a sideboard but quickly size escalated ha haI do not know why I am not getting updates on watched builds. I am really upset. I did get one this morning.
And I love Christmas village.