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Anyone Ever have one of these harm your corals?...or not eat aptasia?

I just bought one and no problems yet but was curious....Corals (polyps) are what they eat in the wild right?.....


Just thought i would get some input....

Thanks Zac
 

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I used to have one for like 3 months. After about a week or 2 of having him, it cleaned the tank of aptasia and never harmed any of my coral. SPS included. I feed it mixes of frozen like brine, and mysis.
 

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mine took a nice chunk out of a labophylia but hasn't touched anything coral wise since was more than likely just tasting it. i wouldnt hesitate to do it again
 

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....IT will always be in the back of my mind.....He is doing really good though!!!....he is pretty big...i will try and get some pics..
 

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They mostly eat small crustaceans and tube-worms in the wild...

Mine went weeks before it touched the aiptasia, just picking at rock, in the gravel, frozen mysis, etc.

I'm sure there's always a risk (I worry about my duncanopsamia and other fleshy-polyped corals), but to date, after eating my (few) aiptasias, I've never seen it touch anything I care about.

I'd say like with most anything, there's a risk to harming some corals you like, and probably moreso with a CBB than with tangs and other "iffy" critters, but they sure are pretty fish!
 
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