My Experiences With Keeping The Magnificent Anemone Heteractis magnifica

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I ordered some today.... i should have it tomorrow or tuesday.... I think i have a sick Nem.. :eek:

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There is nothing wrong with that nem. However, your rocks look brand new. How old is this tank?
 
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I have some other pix that dont look so good.

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MIne does that still. The outer edged deflate here and there. Especially after I spot feed it. I think it literally takes a **** from its mouth after I spot feed it.

IMO it is just getting used to your environment.

Do you have clowns? Because clowns will help keep it healthy. My clowns take food to it and they do not like me spot feeding it for some reason.
 

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Here it is where it stays most of the time. Sometimes it jumps over to the glass. It stayed at the bottom of my tank for a long time and then one day it was magically at the top and stays there. Not sure how it moved that fast in 6 hours.

I do water changes and it looks horrible completely flat and out of water for about 20-30 minutes. I snaps right back.

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Right after it ate dori. It literally ate a blue hippo that thought it was a clown and kept swimming into it. The final time it did not swim away and the new got a $65 meal.
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MIne does that still. The outer edged deflate here and there. Especially after I spot feed it. I think it literally takes a **** from its mouth after I spot feed it.

IMO it is just getting used to your environment.

Do you have clowns? Because clowns will help keep it healthy. My clowns take food to it and they do not like me spot feeding it for some reason.
I do have clowns. I heard that when a magnificent anemone deflate...its not a good thing.
 
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@atoll hi there, I'm wondering if you can share your light settings with me. I'm interested to know what levels you reduce your blue and reds. This is the current settings I have for my magnifica.

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I use Orpheks so the translation wont be the same, with that said my "color" is daylight with a slight hint of blue. If i had to guess maybe 14k.
 
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@atoll hi there, I'm wondering if you can share your light settings with me. I'm interested to know what levels you reduce your blue and reds. This is the current settings I have for my magnifica.

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Sorry, I sold my mag and tank when I moved house. Then sold by Radions and don't remember the setting.
 
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