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    Can a Carpet Anemone eat a BIG SNAIL?

    The answer is: Yes!!!!!!. This morning I came downstairs and turned on the MH and to my excitement the CA looked kinda cool(pic1)Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	102890..after a while it opened and....(pic 2)carpet eats snail 006.JPGwell lets just let the pic's explain....Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	102894carpet eats snail 029.JPGcarpet eats snail 030.JPGcarpet eats snail 031.JPGcarpet eats snail 032.JPG All of this transpired in about 2 hours...and I have no idea how long he was in the stomach of the CA. It as trying to get him out of there, but I helped a little (making sure I didn't tear anything). The CA is about 8-9" inches in diameter and the freaking Mexican Turbo Snail is about a 1 1/2 to 2". Have had them both for close to six months and have never seen anything like it...Just thought I would share. Hope you enjoy.

    ( I set the snail do...very far away.. and in 20 minutes he walked away)





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    Lol i wonder what the Snail was thinking
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    I've heard of a carpet anemone eating a Morish Idol before.



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    I watched a Stichodactyla gigantea Carpet eat a 12" long Naso lituratus once, so the answer is yes.



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    LOL.. well others have already responded.. but yes.. those can eat big fish so a snail would be just a little snack.



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