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Old 12-28-2011, 12:58 PM   #1
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1st time cutting!

Ok All~

I was able to pick up this decent zoa rock the other week for $40 and I noticed the other day that in the bottom right corner, some of the green zoas are just hanging over the edge and are loose. They're still connected by tissue, but I'm concerned that since it's hanging under the ledge, that it won't get enough light and not grow properly.

My thought was to cut that little section and glue it to a different rock, but I have to admit that I'm extremely nervous to do so. I've never actually cut any corals and don't know what I'm doing. Would cutting it and gluing somewhere else be the best route?

Any guidance/tips would really be appreciated.
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Old 12-28-2011, 01:19 PM   #2
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I'd leave them alone as they'll be fine. If its not losing color in that area, I wouldn't worry about it.

However, if you did want to cut and transplant, they can handle that easily. I'm not sure though that they'll glue easily. You could wedge it between rocks or some prefer to use bridal veil over them or something thin to attach them. They'll do so within a very few days if they're happy.

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