What are these things growing in my tank?

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    Aiptasia....nuke them!
     
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    That's my next question. How do you safely get rid of them?
     
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    Aiptasia X or Joes Juice works. Turn off flow...feed them a good drop....poof. There are a few home remedies out there but never tried any of them.
     
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    I got rid of mine with lemon juice...I bought some syringe needles and shot them full of boiling lemon juice...worked like a charm.
     
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    my peppermint got rid of mines and they were about a inch in diameter
     
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    ....+1
     
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    +1 :mrgreen:..........
     
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    Huh? You have a shrimp that disposed of explosive devices :mrgreen:
     
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    lol,you could always reef putty the holes they are in but thats a last resort lol
    i would go with a few peppy shrimps though
     
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    Hmmmm i feel like i want to take care of aiptasia like grow them.... o_O
     
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    I tried the aptasia x, it would get rid of them for a week or so but they would allways come back in the same spot. I used the boiling lemon juice as Smitty suggested and it got rid of a big one. My new Peppermint shrimp got all the small ones.
     
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