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Old 05/15/2019, 09:26 PM   #1
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Mag anemone color question

I have a treated mag anemone with cephelaxin and is gaining its color back after a week being in my dt. It started out scraggley, sickly and a *lovely* Mauvey/brown. Now healthy, 3 times the original size and getting bigger everyday, it seems to be gaining green on the tentacles, with purple tips. But not like the usual green I have seen in pictures. Is this particular green a transitional color before it turns into purple? I had a bubble tip, one time, that was sold to me as a green that ended up being red. I'll include a pic from 4 weeks ago and another from today. I know time will tell, but it's interesting to watch the changes.

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Old 05/15/2019, 09:28 PM   #2
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This looks like very healthy, but permanent coloring. It will most likely stay those colors, although the green may get brighter.

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Old 05/16/2019, 07:02 AM   #3
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I question the ID of this being a Mag (and I may be wrong), the tips are too pointed, Mags have blunt tips. I also see a few tentacles that are showing sings of "bubbling".

Edit: It kind of reminds me of some I had in a previous tank (minus the purple foot)

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Old 05/16/2019, 08:10 AM   #4
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It's DEFINITELY a mag, lol. I actually have green bubble tips with pink tips in the same tank (and long tentacles and a HUGE purple haddoni.) I knew someone would question it by the pics I provided, because... Well, I would. Lol. Mags mostly have rounded tips, But on occasion some have mildly pointed tentacles. This guy was in semi rough shape when I got him, so they're still evolving. I'll include a pic of my bubbles and include a better pic of my mag. It's from a week or so ago with less coloring and he's trying to eat a fish food pellet.

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