The coolest anemones on the market! What are they?

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Would you love to have a super cool anemone? (these are the best)

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    Votes: 78 15.9%
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Today's QOTD is going to be very technical so hang with me on this one and I hope you understand the question. Here it goes!

What are the most awesome anemones available in our hobby today?

PLEASE POST PHOTOS OF THE BEST ANEMONES!


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I've always been too afraid to add them, though they are beautiful. Seems too risky to add something to the tank that can both sting other coral, and move around on it's own. I do appreciate looking at them in other's tanks though :)
For some reason my black widows NEVER stung another coral in the tank even though they split a lot and some of them strayed from the group
 

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I voted "no" because I'm "Anemone'd Out" - I have 16 (maybe 17 can't tell they're grouped together) RBTAs and a carpet. I love nems just have an over-abundance of them.
 

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Personally, while I love BTAs, LTAs are the absolute best of them all. They don't split willy nilly, they get massive, and you can find some pretty freaking insanely colored ones (Yellow, green, zebra striped). They only downside is that they get very big and require a sandbed, but that second issue can be solved by just giving them a tall glass of sand to live in. They host clownfish seemingly more readily than BTAs and look far more like the natural host nems of many clown species.
I may be biased though, because in my whole 6 years of reefing I have never been able to keep a BTA alive lol So maybe that has something to do with it?
 
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I used to keep nems but got tired of them taking walks around the tank for no reason and touching my corals. Personally, I have always been fascinated by Cold Water Aquariums. The cold water varieties of anemones are beautiful, in my opinion; especially the Giant Green Anemones. Are there are users on here that have any Cold Water Tanks?
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