The most favorite anemone type of the R2R community is.....

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What is your most favorite type of anemone?

  • Bubbe Tip

    Votes: 283 46.9%
  • Long Tentacle

    Votes: 22 3.6%
  • Rock Flower

    Votes: 99 16.4%
  • Carpet

    Votes: 62 10.3%
  • Mini Carpet

    Votes: 12 2.0%
  • Condy

    Votes: 4 0.7%
  • Ritteri/Magnifica

    Votes: 71 11.8%
  • Tube

    Votes: 6 1.0%
  • Sabae

    Votes: 12 2.0%
  • Other (please explain)

    Votes: 7 1.2%
  • NONE

    Votes: 26 4.3%

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dvgyfresh

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my fav would be BTAs , I currently have over 10. I just recently got my first RFAs and Iam liking them tho!
 

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My absolute favorite is Magnifica (Ritteri to us old folks). Some very cool color varieties and even possible cloning. They can be PIA but usually placement on a rock pinnacle with good flow will help them stay put. They will eat a fish now and then (lost two over the last 18 months). I will get some pics tonight of mine. Green tentacles with purple tips.

A close second would be Gigantea carpets (blue and purple).

“Only in my dreams” anemone is a bright red Haddoni carpet but just too much risk of it eating fish often.
 

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I love some Bubble Tips! Only have 1 large RBTA in my Waterbox 180. One and done lol. Whenever it splits I sell the split. Had 3 at once before but prefer the 1. My favorite would either be a Gold, Sherman / Black Widow, or a Chicago Sunburst
 

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i would love to have an anemone someday, but i'm not chancing my corals on the ones that are known to run laps around the tank from time to time. maybe if i can find a rock flower for cheap i'll add a nem. they are so beautiful but my corals are more important to me so no nems unless i find something that doesn't move as much :)
 

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I looked at some! I couldn't find any whose colors appealed to me recently!
But, I plan to hold off from getting one anytime soon since I'm waiting my CSB nem!
They are more subtle coloration than some of the rock flowers. They do get fluffy depending on type. Here is an example of some of my rocks with maxi minis. Right after introduction of a couple. The pictures are adjusted in photoshop to look like I see them from top down. These were taken with a gopro. The last picture was from 2015. It is one of my first maximinis and still with me today. It is still one of my brighter ones. It was not changed in photoshop as I did not have it back then. :)

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I looked at some! I couldn't find any whose colors appealed to me recently!
But, I plan to hold off from getting one anytime soon since I'm waiting my CSB nem!
Unfortunately, most of them will change colors anyways over the course of you owning them.

Some start out yellow and go crazy rainbow colors.

They're honestly super beautiful and probably one of the easiest "nems" to take care of. The care for them more like "Shroom's" or RFA's than a carpet or BTA tbh. (easier)
 
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Rock Flowers are definitely my favorites right now. Even though I've never one, which might change soon, I just love all the color combos you can get + they actually breed so you can get even more of them. Although, I did just pick up this Sherman RBTA from Seattle Corals I won so my opinions might change haha
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Carpet - but they're really hard to care for and keep alive. So I'd sooner keep a BTA.

And as for LTA's they shouldn't be sold. They won't stay still and get hurt in power heads all the time. Each specimen is different but this seems to be the general tendency.
 
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