Pulsing Xenia

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I have a tank full of Pulsing Xenia, and I'm moving so need to shutdown the tank, does anyone want some soft coral , no charge just come and collect (southend-on-sea)

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Last Edit: Mar 10, 2019 8:09:28 pm by Brian Littlechild

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New to the hobby,hear negative comments about pulsing xenia,why?

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@Supercat It can spread like wildfire, and is very difficult to get rid of. It can really overtake your take, smother everything in it's wake and you'll end up with a tank packed with the stuff.

I was ripping out around a kilo a week at one point, but you can never get it all, and any damaged parts that tear off usually attach somewhere and regrow.

Although having said all that, some tanks simply won't grow it.

I would try some in a very isolated location in the tank if you can, and see how you get on with it, but if it seems like it's growing exceptionally quickly, then I'd pull the plug on it before you lose control.
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Thanks for the reply,it's a shame as I do think that it's very beautiful,I have read a lot about how anemone  are quite difficult to have,do you agree with that?

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Yeah, anemones aren't beginners creatures. There's plenty of stuff that is good for new tanks and owners though.

Have a look here, it's a US site, but great for information and reference: https://www.liveaquaria.com/category/2856/

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