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Well I have a little aptasia problem so I decided to get some berghia. They come tomorrow so hopefully I will be aptasia free sometime in the future.
I've found that reef cleaners peppermint shrimp did the job for me, I hope the berghia work for you! I've always worried about losing them to the MP's with all the flow.
 
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I've found that reef cleaners peppermint shrimp did the job for me, I hope the berghia work for you! I've always worried about losing them to the MP's with all the flow.
I actually rehomed my peppermints to my frag tank so they didn’t eat the berghia. I haven’t had luck with them for aptasia or emerald crabs for bubble algae. I saw a berghia attacking a large aptasia right after I put them in so I have high hopes. I put a lot in (18 total) so I hope that helps
 

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I actually rehomed my peppermints to my frag tank so they didn’t eat the berghia. I haven’t had luck with them for aptasia or emerald crabs for bubble algae. I saw a berghia attacking a large aptasia right after I put them in so I have high hopes. I put a lot in (18 total) so I hope that helps
we’ve had opossit experiences!FWIW, I think reef cleaners guarantees their emerald crabs will eat bubble algae.
 
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Time for some pics of my corals

My grow out of WWC AOI’s
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Reef Raft Krakens
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Copps Calacali starting to color back up
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WWC Sunfire grafted monti
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ASD Rainbow Mille starting to get more color
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WWC wintergreen Acro has really started to take off
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my Bubblegum Digi is giving me lots of feags
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the WWC Grape Aussie is starting to get some nice orange tips
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JF Brain Freeze monti starting to encrust
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Berghia work well, I love them. I bought 10 a few months ago, and now there's not one aiptasia I can see. Even threw some in the sump too.
Great to hear, I can’t tell if they are working yet and I’ve only seen them once or twice since I put them in. It’s only been a few weeks and they were pretty small so I have fingers crossed. The aptasia are getting out of hand
 

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Great to hear, I can’t tell if they are working yet and I’ve only seen them once or twice since I put them in. It’s only been a few weeks and they were pretty small so I have fingers crossed. The aptasia are getting out of hand
that's the perfect situation. You may never really see them. The more you have, it's better for them obviously.

at one point a few years ago, I have THOUSANDS. I had maybe 200+ on a dead efflo skeleton. I but THREE in, along with peppermint shrimp, and maybe 2-3 mos into it, the berghia reproduced and then annihilated the aiptasia.

This go around, I only had a few in the DT and some in the sump, I rarely saw them, but the problem spots I had, they're all gone now
 
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I have 2 displays tied with a sump so I went with 18. I’m pretty sure those annoying little buggers (the aptasia) are going to see their end
 
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I haven’t seen my berghia since I put them in the tank and I really couldn’t tell if they were working as the aptasia were still multiplying. Well just now I looked at the aquarium and there was a nice 3/4” one eating an aptasia. I think my battle with aptasia might finally have an answer
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