Berghia nudibranch

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Does anyone have experience with these, I have 3 no coming around the 20th May to counter a rising aiptasia problem, I have been reading up and getting contradictory info on whether my six line wrasse will go for them or not. I do have a QT tank that does have aiptasia in and only a foxface which I could initially put them in hope they breed and then move some into my main tank

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yeah i reckon they will be an expensive snack 🙁 releasing them at night might help

what about catching the sixline?  bottle method might work since they are so inquisitive
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I agree with Ajm , releasing them late evening when the wrasse has put himself to bed probably a good idea ,
Only problem you might find is the wrasse are predator fish naturally in the wild , they scour around the live rock for the pests in you’re tank and stuck bits of food .
He will eventually find them and say thank you very much for the expensive snack (as Ajm mentioned) .
There is aptasia fish , that loves the stuff and will munch away on it 24/7 if it wanted to .
I’ll find a picture of it and post it , from what I remember they’re not the most good looking fish in pack but will eat all the aptasia you have in the tank .
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It’s called a aptasia eating filefish ,
Google that , click on images and you will see loads of pictures of them and the different colours they come in .
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This is another option if you lose the nudi branch to the wrasse .
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Okay, 3 nudibranch arrived today, acclimatised and in QT/FRAG tank, this tank only has a Foxface in with half a dozen snails so hopefully they can get established. Bonus as well a coil of eggs was in the container they arrived in, so dropped that in the tank (you never know).

Let the battle commence!!!

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Fingers crossed! let us know how you get on with them
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Any update on this one? @Toper0
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Reply #8

The tank that they are in is in my garage so only really go in when it's light outside but as yet the aiptasia don't appear to be disappearing.

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