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Old December 13th 03, 11:54 PM
Bob
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How do I get an anemonie off of a rock. I have the rock sold to a friend but
my ritteri anemone climbed onto it and won't get off. Is there a simple and
safe way to pry it off?


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Old December 14th 03, 01:18 AM
Dracunculus
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Default Anemone OFF My Rock

CAREFULLY slide either your fingernail, or the edge of a credit card under
the edge of the anemone's foot. Once you can start the separation from the
rock, the rest of it will come off prettty easily. I re-emphasize ,be
careful throughout the whole process...if you tear its foot, then it will be
at serious risk.

Good luck.


"Bob" wrote in message
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How do I get an anemonie off of a rock. I have the rock sold to a friend

but
my ritteri anemone climbed onto it and won't get off. Is there a simple

and
safe way to pry it off?




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Old December 14th 03, 01:56 AM
Mort
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Default Anemone OFF My Rock

How good of a "friend" is it?

From what I have read, you are better off not trying to take it off of a
rock.

I suggest either selling the anemone with the rock or if you know the person
real well, perhaps you can make arrangements to get the anemone back once it
comes off on his own?

Also, you could try (re)directing current towords or away from it to
influence it's decision to move.

HTH

~Mort

"Bob" wrote in message
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How do I get an anemonie off of a rock. I have the rock sold to a friend

but
my ritteri anemone climbed onto it and won't get off. Is there a simple

and
safe way to pry it off?




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Old December 14th 03, 03:56 AM
Bob
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Default Anemone OFF My Rock

Thanks. It worked great. I can't believe how hard they can hold on. He's now
doing fine on a new rock. Told my friend to come get his rock now because if
the anemone goes back to it, it belongs to the anemone.
"Dracunculus" wrote in message
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CAREFULLY slide either your fingernail, or the edge of a credit card under
the edge of the anemone's foot. Once you can start the separation from

the
rock, the rest of it will come off prettty easily. I re-emphasize ,be
careful throughout the whole process...if you tear its foot, then it will

be
at serious risk.

Good luck.


"Bob" wrote in message
...
How do I get an anemonie off of a rock. I have the rock sold to a friend

but
my ritteri anemone climbed onto it and won't get off. Is there a simple

and
safe way to pry it off?






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Old December 14th 03, 07:29 PM
Dracunculus
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Default Anemone OFF My Rock

Your welcome. Glad it worked out well. Has it settled in on another rock
yet?


"Bob" wrote in message
...
Thanks. It worked great. I can't believe how hard they can hold on. He's

now
doing fine on a new rock. Told my friend to come get his rock now because

if
the anemone goes back to it, it belongs to the anemone.
"Dracunculus" wrote in message
...
CAREFULLY slide either your fingernail, or the edge of a credit card

under
the edge of the anemone's foot. Once you can start the separation from

the
rock, the rest of it will come off prettty easily. I re-emphasize ,be
careful throughout the whole process...if you tear its foot, then it

will
be
at serious risk.

Good luck.


"Bob" wrote in message
...
How do I get an anemonie off of a rock. I have the rock sold to a

friend
but
my ritteri anemone climbed onto it and won't get off. Is there a

simple
and
safe way to pry it off?








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Old December 14th 03, 08:12 PM
Bob
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Default Anemone OFF My Rock

Yes. He settled on a rock last night but this morning had moved and is on
the prowl now to find the perfect place.

"Dracunculus" wrote in message
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Your welcome. Glad it worked out well. Has it settled in on another rock
yet?


"Bob" wrote in message
...
Thanks. It worked great. I can't believe how hard they can hold on. He's

now
doing fine on a new rock. Told my friend to come get his rock now

because
if
the anemone goes back to it, it belongs to the anemone.
"Dracunculus" wrote in message
...
CAREFULLY slide either your fingernail, or the edge of a credit card

under
the edge of the anemone's foot. Once you can start the separation

from
the
rock, the rest of it will come off prettty easily. I re-emphasize ,be
careful throughout the whole process...if you tear its foot, then it

will
be
at serious risk.

Good luck.


"Bob" wrote in message
...
How do I get an anemonie off of a rock. I have the rock sold to a

friend
but
my ritteri anemone climbed onto it and won't get off. Is there a

simple
and
safe way to pry it off?










 




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