Rasta zoa help

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  1. mattlucero54

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    Just have a weird spot on my Rasta zoa. Conditions are good. Rest of tank doing well. The lights just went off so closing up for a bit. [​IMG]
     
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    Hard to tell because darker but may be an aptasia. Or some turf type algae. If type algae, dip it in some 50% saltwater, 50% hydrogen peroxide for about 10min. Kills off most algaes. Zoanthids will be just fine, maybe pissed off for a 1/2 day or so but thats about all.
     
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    Looks like some turf like aglae. Fish aren't going to eat it so it will likely just get worse. I'd use a flat screwdriver or something similiar as scrap as much off as possible down to the surface ( taking a layer of surface with it ). Then follow up with a 50% salwater, 50% Hydrogen Perioxied ( the normal perioxide you would get at Target/Walmart ) for about 10 minutes.

    Me personally I would not mount the zoanthids on the same rock as each other. Eventually one will grow faster than the other and smoother the other out. Best to keep them seperate. Can be in close proximity just not on the same rock.
     
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    Yeah I just have them temporarily mounted them cause urchin was rearranging them.
     
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    Any update on your Rasta's after the treatment of 50% saltwater and 50% HP?
     

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