I was just wondering if anyone knows where I can get a Berghia, it's my last option before I have to move on to chemical remedies and I really want to avoid that. If anyone can point me in the right direction I'd be so thankful!
Posted 23 July 2015 - 12:16 PM
Posted 23 July 2015 - 01:10 PM
species name perhpas, as nudibranch can be hard to ID.
id suggest vebas would be a best contact point for something like this.
may I ask what you are trying to do? apitasia removal?
Posted 23 July 2015 - 04:29 PM
I thought they are just called Berghia nudibranchs
Cool, I will try them, thanks!
Yeah, Aiptasia removal, planning on passing the nudi on once he's done his job
Posted 23 July 2015 - 06:00 PM
Posted 24 July 2015 - 08:34 AM
Agreed with Riggers, Chelmon rostaratus and a couple other butterfly sp are know to eat aptasia, but also may nip at coral polyps. Peppermint shrimp are known to as well, mine never did.
I used to mix calcium carbonate powder with water, get a small syringe and directly squirt a huge lump of that mix on the aptasia, and BAM, there dead, and didn't really affect water quality (bar adding more calcium and buffering potential)
Aptasia X is a product promoted by many, being reef safe etc, however im also a little hesitant adding chemicals to any aquatic system. Let nature do its thing!
Posted 24 July 2015 - 01:14 PM
Posted 30 July 2015 - 01:17 PM
Copper banded butterfly's will pick at the aptasia, and I'm pretty sure peppermint shrimp will do the job too
These are the best bet
Bergha I have never seen for sale. Collected a few myself years back, so they are here. Collectors dont know what they are or the use of them for apitasia control so they dont pick them up.
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