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In my experience they are pretty easy. However, they do move (some more than others). I feed them LPS pellets or mysis once or twice a week and they seem to be happy.
 

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Are Rock Flower Anemones easy to care for than bubble tips, do they move less, and will peppermint shrimp eat them.
Personally, my RFA moved more than my bubble tip. I had several that never settled anywhere and didn't make it. I have one that settled and is happy and grown considerably. My BTA planted itself and never moved. Unfortunately, I just lost it this week, though have no idea why. He was shrinking over the last couple of months. I had a peppermint shrimp that seemed to be picking at one of the RFAs that hadn't attached anywhere, but not sure if that was because it was dying, or what.
 
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In my experience they are pretty easy. However, they do move (some more than others). I feed them LPS pellets or mysis once or twice a week and they seem to be happy.
will they attack my bubble tip? Also Ive seen people get Solo Cups? will they stay in those
 
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Personally, my RFA moved more than my bubble tip. I had several that never settled anywhere and didn't make it. I have one that settled and is happy and grown considerably. My BTA planted itself and never moved. Unfortunately, I just lost it this week, though have no idea why. He was shrinking over the last couple of months. I had a peppermint shrimp that seemed to be picking at one of the RFAs that hadn't attached anywhere, but not sure if that was because it was dying, or what.
How would you go about removing a bubble tip
 
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Mine seem to like to nestle themselves in the zoas. They don't seem to harm the zoas initially, but do block their light... so in the long term it becomes a problem.
 
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but Short term They don't sting? Or do they sting but just lightly
I would say they sting only slightly. Mine is on my zoa rock, and the zoas touching it stay closed. They haven't died mind you, and it's been there for like a year, but they do stay closed (just the single row bordering the RFA).
 

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may I see A picture?
I was just hunting one down for you lol.

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Off topic, but nice plate of scrambled eggs you have there
They are overtaking everything LOL. The initial frag I bought had 11 polyps and broke in two when I was trying to mount it. 8 polyps built this colony in a year. No idea how many are there now. The smaller, 3 polyp frag I mounted elsewhere has also grown rapidly. It gets blasted with light though so hasn't grown as quickly. I did notice it's grown into my alien inferno colony though - hope it doesn't choke it out! They're just prolific in my tank LOL.
 
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