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Old 06/21/2016, 08:56 AM   #51
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Not having another Anemone to do a transplant from, how would I take a donor sample and transport it home without losing the Zooxanthellae? Just in a ziplock full of tank water?


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Old 06/21/2016, 09:19 AM   #52
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I think keeping it from drying out ans use it as soon as you get home would be the thing to do. Make sure you thaw the food in tank water and the temp of the food is at tank temperature to keep the zooxanthellae from getting temperature and salinity shock.


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Old 06/21/2016, 10:01 AM   #53
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OK, great thanks. If my new BTA doesn't color up after a month or two I'll look into this further. Thanks Minh.


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Old 02/03/2017, 07:12 AM   #54
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You could also try phycopure zooxanthelle. I heard its pretty good.


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Old 03/08/2017, 09:59 PM   #55
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What is this "phycopure" of which you speak? I hope it isn't anything like "phocomelia".


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Old 06/08/2017, 12:31 PM   #56
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What is this "phycopure" of which you speak? I hope it isn't anything like "phocomelia".
phycopure zooxanthelle is a bottled live zooxanthelle culture. Google it and you will find many store now sell it


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Old 06/11/2017, 03:37 PM   #57
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I doubt that any zooxanthellae will remain a live in a bottle for very long, if they are alive to begin with.


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Old 07/05/2017, 06:34 PM   #58
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Thank you for sharing this information. This is very interesting. Following!


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Old 02/26/2018, 11:13 AM   #59
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Should I be concerned about this BTA that I have? It was white when I bought it from the store..... Since then it has grown...seems really happy where it is. extends out more, is "bubbly" which I take to be a good sign.... Everything else in my tank seems to be doing great. Water parameters are great. Calcium levels are fine. lighting is great. my other BTA is still colorful and happy.... just worried that i might need to be concerned with this little guys color....


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Old 04/06/2018, 09:36 AM   #60
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I am not sure the actual color of this anemone, however there seem to be a little brown that I see. He will be fine. He is not 100% bleached and should recover given good condition. Update if you can.


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