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Tried to remove an anemone but might have killed it?!

Dylan7huskies

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Hey so my one nem split into 4 and I’m attempting to remove 3. However they are scattered throughout my rock work and I’m having a hard time getting to them. When I do they ball up and release slim cloudying up my tank. Any suggestions/help?! Thanks!!!
 
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Can you remove the rock? If so, some people have hung them upside down just above the water and they will release. If you can get to the base, I have used an ice cube and rub it gently at the edge of the base and they will release.
 

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Only way that has worked for me is starting by chipping off a tiny bit of rock under the foot with a knife (like you would fragging zoas) and then gently picking at the base with my finger nail. If the nems foot is deep in the rock then hit it with some strong flow and catch it when it's on the move (might take a while)
 

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In the future, hang upside down or using a Soft toothbrush, tease its foot (base) and it will release
This one looks like it’s hanging on
Go to moderate flow and heavy blue lighting
 

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