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Old 05-22-2020, 02:50 AM
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Are the hydroids only on one rock?
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Old 05-22-2020, 06:39 AM
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yes, a new rock currently in qt
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Old 05-22-2020, 01:43 PM
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I have boiled the rock before with hydroids and the hydroids came back. I strongly suggest just to get rid of the rock all together. Get another one without the pest.
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absolutely do not boil live rock
Curious, why not?
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Curious, why not?
Fumes that can get you sick, if there are any pallies on the rock and you literally cook them, they will release toxin that can kill you. Rocks can shatter and explode if boiled and so on.

Please never never never actually cook and boil rocks.
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Hydroids and algae... well I guess the anemone doesn't get to keep its rock. One for the boiling pot. Thanks for the heads up folks.
As mentioned dont literally cook/boil rock. To kill what is on there, do bleach or acid bath. Word of warning about acid. While it does work and work fast, it can be quite dangerous to work with. So unless you know what you are doing and have all the safety gear, do a bleach bath. Takes a bit longer, but it is much safer and you get same result.
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