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Old 05-13-2005, 11:59 AM   #1
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Do Leather Corals Move?

Quick Question...do leather corals move? My Xenia moved all over the tank....I am hoping a leather will move off of the little rock it came on to the big live rock. if they do move...how long should it take?
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Old 05-13-2005, 02:06 PM   #2
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As far as I know, leathers do not have the capability of moving on their own. They will attach to whatever rock you put them on. If you really want to, you could pluck it off the rock it's on and secure it on the rock you want it on. eventually it'll adhere to the rock.
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No leathers dont move, and like what TCTFish said u can take it off the small rock and attach it to a larger rock.
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