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    Rose bubble anemone.

    iv had this magnificent rose anemone for about a year now and every once and a while it does this thing where the nice round bubbles become kinda like tentacles... i'm not sure what it means is it unhappy?! i'll post pictures, but i just fed one of them. so it's not hungry the other one is doing the same thing. they were fine yesterday! they had nice round bubbles!
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    the first one is what it normally looks like

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    the truth is you're lucky to have kept the bubbles as long as you have ( i'm jealous ), no one really knows why they lose their bubbles but there are some theories......

    what lighting do you have??
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    i have metal halides, i just switched them not to long ago. maby thats the problem, it's weird because they have been fine for about a week or two and all of a sudden it's going weird on me. ok well i guess not much in known about it. i hope it's ok and i'll keep posting if anything happens.
    today they seem to be alright, when i left they were kinda tentacly looking but more round than yesterday. maby it was a bad day haha... crazy anemones!

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    well there goes that theory:b7:

    some think that keeping them under lesser lighting ( which is fine with BTA's ) will help them to keep their bubbles. i wouldn't worry to much about the change, they will survive just fine, just no pretty bubbles.
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