Berghia Nudibranch Aiptasia Control

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The Berghia nudibranch, an outstanding natural way to control the aiptasia anemone “The enemy of my enemy is my friend” (ancient proverb) Those words sum up the essence of why the Berghia Nudibranch, Berghia stephanieae, is so popular in the aquarium hobby. The dreaded and maligned aiptasia anemone is generally considered to …

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copperband butterfly

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The Copperband butterfly, a beautiful saltwater aquarium fish The Copperband butterfly is a beautiful and iconic saltwater aquarium fish species. The long nose, honed by evolution for picking meals from tiny crevices in the live rock. The alternating black-lined goldfish yellow copper-colored bands and white coloration pattern. The false eyespot on …

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Aiptasia: Proven Pest or Unjustly Persecuted?

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Last night, I performed a little surgery in my reef tank to eradicate a notorious pest in the saltwater aquarium world–I found the dreaded aiptasia anemone (sometimes spelled aptasia on forums), on a coral I recently purchased. After carefully inspecting the subject (a piece of live rock with mushroom corals …

Albert B Ulrich IIIAiptasia: Proven Pest or Unjustly Persecuted?