Pest anemone?

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Not sure what this is. It’s in my 2 month old 20 gallon nano. I dipped all corals before they went into this tank so not sure how it got in here. I do have two rock flower nems in the tank but I assume this is not a baby and is actually a pest anemone of some sort???

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Kinda looks like aiptasia. Dip doesn't kill coral, otherwise it would have killed your rockflowers also.
Anemone are not corals they are inverts. I did not dip the rock flowers because of that. This seems more flat than aptasia typically is too. I’m pretty sure it’s not aptasia but think it could be a different pest anemone.
 
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Anemone are not corals they are inverts. I did not dip the rock flowers because of that. This seems more flat than aptasia typically is too. I’m pretty sure it’s not aptasia but think it could be a different pest anemone.

Yes it is an invert, and theoretically dip would kill all inverts, but it doesn't. That's why all of us get aiptasia.
 
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Either way this one is not aptasia, it is more flat and doesn’t have the thin skinny long tentacles. But I know there are other kinds of pest anemones. It could maybe be a baby rock flower anemone but I think it is unlikely since they have only been in the tank a month and there are only two.
 
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Majano possibly?
Maybe, but I don’t know...... I’m hoping a rock flower pro will see this and verify if this could be a baby RFA. If it isn’t I will cover it superglue and be done with it but I would hate to kill a potential RFA.
 
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