Do amphipods not allow zoas to spread?

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I don't think fire and ice are particularly fast growers. But no I wouldn't blame the pods. Hey why not take advantage of those pods and add a predator like a wrasse
 

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When gammarus amphipods don't have sufficient predation, the older ones get big (near 1/2") and ornery...and go after zooanthids (especially). Look with a flashlight at night and see if you can catch them pulling out the tentacles from the zoa 'ball' end and then munch away.

As xxkenny90xx mentioned, keep their population in check by adding effective predators.
 
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When gammarus amphipods don't have sufficient predation, the older ones get big (near 1/2") and ornery...and go after zooanthids (especially). Look with a flashlight at night and see if you can catch them pulling out the tentacles from the zoa 'ball' end and then munch away.

As xxkenny90xx mentioned, keep their population in check by adding effective predators.
Cool I’ve looked into getting a wrasse maybe
 
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I don't think fire and ice are particularly fast growers. But no I wouldn't blame the pods. Hey why not take advantage of those pods and add a predator like a wrasse
I have 2 nassarius snails and 3 maragaritas and a trochus and a fighting conch, and a fire shrimp 2 ywg’s a clownfish and it’s in a 32.5 gallon tank what kind of wrasse would be good to kill those pieces of gas called amphipods
 

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I have 2 nassarius snails and 3 maragaritas and a trochus and a fighting conch, and a fire shrimp 2 ywg’s a clownfish and it’s in a 32.5 gallon tank what kind of wrasse would be good to kill those pieces of gas called amphipods
Check out Lubbock wrasses
 

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At 32g you're pretty much limited to pygmy wrasses -- pink streaked, white banded possum, yellow banded possum, or Tanaka's.

When you get into Cirrhilabrus wrasses, even the smaller ones like Lubbock's or yellow-fins will feel very cramped in anything under 40g due to the lack of swimming space ... and as result have a higher likelihood of becoming aggressive bullies. (IMO even that is pushing it and 50g or more is better)
 
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At 32g you're pretty much limited to pygmy wrasses -- pink streaked, white banded possum, yellow banded possum, or Tanaka's.

When you get into Cirrhilabrus wrasses, even the smaller ones like Lubbock's or yellow-fins will feel very cramped in anything under 40g due to the lack of swimming space ... and as result have a higher likelihood of becoming aggressive bullies. (IMO even that is pushing it and 50g or more is better)
Ok any other invert or something I could get to eat these gasbags
 

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Pygmy wrasses are neat fish and should chow down on them. (Loved my pink streak, cool little fish.)

I don't know of any inverts that'll eat 'em. Maybe someone else will chime in on that...
 

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Ok any other invert or something I could get to eat these gasbags

Since the little 'gasbags' are mostly nocturnal, it follows that an excellent pod eater might be, too ;)

Black Barred Circus Goby (Priolepis nocturna)

I had one of these little guys many years back in my small nano and within a few months it was so successful that it completely eliminated the entire gammarus amphipod population ;Happy.

I make sure that none ever come back into the system from plugs/frags by using a 20-30 second freshwater dip.
 
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Since the little 'gasbags' are mostly nocturnal, it follows that an excellent pod eater might be, too ;)

Black Barred Circus Goby (Priolepis nocturna)

I had one of these little guys many years back in my small nano and within a few months it was so successful that it completely eliminated the entire gammarus amphipod population ;Happy.

I make sure that none ever come back into the system from plugs/frags by using a 20-30 second freshwater dip.
Thank you
 
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Black Barred Circus Goby (Priolepis nocturna)

I had one of these little guys many years back in my small nano and within a few months it was so successful that it completely eliminated the entire gammarus amphipod population ;Happy.

I make sure that none ever come back into the system from plugs/frags by using a 20-30 second freshwater dip.
Any other fish that you can think of ?
 
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