Colonial Hydroids

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  1. Live Rock

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    How cam I get rid of these buggers?
    Live Rock, Dec 18, 2011
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    How bad are they? Are they on a rock you can remove?

    If so, easiest way it to take the rock out and let it dry up for a couple months. You can also try smothering them in superglue.
    bjohanson1234, Dec 18, 2011
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    If you can, the best solution is to totally remove the rock. If not I would cover them with aiptaisia X then cover with kalk paste. They are one of the worst pests to get :(
    little_fish, Dec 18, 2011
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    I have tried the aiptasia X, didnt do anything. :(
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    oh dear :(
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    Get it out! Get it out! Get it out! Pull the rock out, boil the $#!% out of it, and let it sit for a couple months.
    Samhain, Dec 18, 2011
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    I had some and ended up burning them with a lighter... not sure if others would recommend that but i worked for me
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    Unfortunately the rock has lots of life on it and it is a part of my reef foundation.
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    super glue and then cover the area with epoxy I guess
    little_fish, Dec 19, 2011
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