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  • Anemone Survival Rate in Zeovit tanks

    Hi Everybody,

    I was just curious to know if using the zeovit method helps increase the survival rate of host anemones?
    Who is keeping anemones in their zeovit tanks?
    _Cerven

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  • #2
    My anemones are doing fine, no better, no worse.

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    • #3
      Here is my anemone when I recieved it 3 month ago...


      Here he is today.. You can see he has grown well and is doing VERY well.. I had to cut back his feeding because he was growing so fast...


      Peace, Jeff

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      • #4
        I too keep an anemone in my tank. Had him for over a year and been running ZEO for just over 7 months.
        Dustin

        "Water is the driving force of all nature"
        Leonardo da Vinci

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        • #5
          Sadly, ours are stugling to survive.

          When we first moved the gbta into the new tank (prior to ZEO), it turned a beautiful blue/green colour with bright fuchsia tips and it split shortly thereafter. We also added a RBTA to the tank which doubled in size prior to ZEO. (I've been keeping anemones for awhile now, feeding shrimp and silversides.)

          Since we've started ZEOvit, all anemones have shriveled and gone into hiding.

          FWIW, I'm TheDogFather's wife:

          1. Gross water volume of your complete system: 160 G
          2. Net water volume: 128 G
          3. Are you using a CaCO2 reactor or other technique: BRS 2-Part
          4. Are you using a PO4 reactor (how long, how long ago, etc.): No
          5. Are you using Ozone: No
          6. Are you using UV: No
          7. What skimmer are you using: Bubble King 180 220G
          8. What are your actual PO4 and NO3 levels PO4=0 NO3=2.5
          9. What are your actual Ca, Alk and Mg levels 450, 7.5, 1300
          10. What filtration method do you use: Refugium, Carbon in Fluid Reactor
          11. Type of light: 2x250W 13K MH / 4x54W T5 22K
          12. What corals do you keep: Softies, LPS, some SPS
          13. Tissue color: SPS Medium/Dark
          14. How long has the tank been running: 8 Weeks (Upgraded from smaller 1 year old tank)
          15. Why do you want to use the ZEOvit system: Lower nutrients, improve Coral colors
          16. Any supplemental dosing: 5% Weekly automatic water changes (3.78L/ Day in 150 increments)
          17. Live rock 130 Lbs 3-10 years old
          18. Any present problems: Minor hair algae, diatoms
          19. Problem description: No polyp extenstion on some SPS
          20. What test kit do you use Elos, Seachem
          21. Present dosing, amounts and intervals: ZEOvit: 1L in Vertex Reactor in Sump, ZEObak: 4 Drops Tues & Fri, ZEOfood: 4 Drops Tues & Fri, ZEOstart 0.35 ml/2x Day, CoralSnow 4ml 2x week.
          22. Other water parameters and water stability: salinity 35, temp 78.2F
          23. Which salt brand do you use: DD-H2Ocean (Switching to RBS)

          Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated, I don't want to loose them!

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          • #6
            Mine was the first in the tank so it would settle and not roam over the sps. It went through the strong inital doses of zeo and thrived the whole time. I never feed it directly either.

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            • #7
              The same one above I posted over 4 yrs ago is still going strong in my tank...

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              • #8
                Hi Tabita & hubby, softies & LPS including anemones will thrive with ZEOvit by adding 3 drops CV[coral vitalizer]& SP daily for 3 days then dose these 3x's/wk. The difference will be noticed quickly. SPS changes in color & growth are more gradual. Bob
                "There might be something to this ZEOvit"

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                • #9
                  Mine has been doing great for about a year now.

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                  • #10
                    Anemone Survival Rate in Zeovit tanks

                    How many of the seedlings survive in the wild?any cp.
                    I assume with the growers the rate must be close to 100, before we start tossing them out as not interesting,but I have no idea what the survival rate in the wild is.

                    Anyone here know?
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