Anemone-Eating Nudibranchs: Berghia

Yesterday morning, I received a FedEx shipment from a nudibranch breeder in Florida containing a tiny colony of some very special creatures. Unfortunately, peppermint shrimp will also eat berghia nudibranchs, given the opportunity. As a result, and because the berghia are actually fairly adorable (if you’re into slugs), I’ve set up a separate tank to try and get a colony breeding before I put any nudibranchs into the reef. (We’ll see how this works out in the weeks to come.) Yesterday afternoon, I added the first aiptasia anemones to the little tank with the berghia. I only wish I’d been recording it on

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