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Old 13-04-2006, 01:03 PM   #1
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Default how do you tell if a sea anemone is dead?

Any clues? The tentacles don't seem to bloom as large as before today...

Not sure if it's dead, but one thing for sure is that my clownfish is still wriggling within its tentacles...
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Old 13-04-2006, 09:39 PM   #2
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Sometimes they don't bloom because they are squeezing out waste. You do this went you "gek sai" in the toilet too.

However, if you see the anemone melting, then it may be a sign that it is going to die.
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Old 14-04-2006, 12:42 AM   #3
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Sometimes they don't bloom because they are squeezing out waste. You do this went you "gek sai" in the toilet too.

However, if you see the anemone melting, then it may be a sign that it is going to die.
oh i see... hmmm, what do you mean exactly by "melting"? like when the tentacles and the body of the anemone starts to "dissolve" and disintegrate?
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Old 17-04-2006, 08:26 PM   #4
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Yes, or when you see streaks of white stuff oozing out from the anemone's "meat".
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Old 18-04-2006, 09:17 AM   #5
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Yes, it's quite visible, when they are dying, they will become more of a liquid state, like ooze. And there will be a bad smell when you net it out.
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Old 19-04-2006, 12:30 AM   #6
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heh. my anemone is still alive! cci[RR]us, you were right, it was gek-sai mode that day... it's back to normal now...
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Old 17-10-2006, 06:56 AM   #7
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Yes, or when you see streaks of white stuff oozing out from the anemone's "meat".
Is it like a string of white translucent type?? My anemone's is oozing these just these two days..how long will this process take??
Is it normal?? Realise i feed, it just close its mouth...but the tenticles is still moving...but shrink in size// Pls. advise?
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Old 17-10-2006, 10:24 PM   #8
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Wow...luckily my anemone is alrite liao....God bless..
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Old 22-08-2006, 06:31 PM   #9
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Any clues? The tentacles don't seem to bloom as large as before today...

Not sure if it's dead, but one thing for sure is that my clownfish is still wriggling within its tentacles...
Touch the tentacle. If it doesn't respond, means it oredy died
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