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Old 12-24-2012, 09:58 PM   #1
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Fragging mushrooms??

So I found 2 great mushroom corals on the back side of one of my big pieces of LR. I just noticed them and am thinking of ways I could possibly move or frag them. And tips or tricks would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 12-25-2012, 02:32 AM   #2
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So I found 2 great mushroom corals on the back side of one of my big pieces of LR. I just noticed them and am thinking of ways I could possibly move or frag them. And tips or tricks would be greatly appreciated.
You can cut them off with a razorblade theyll heal just fine to frag em you cant cut them in half and theyll grow another mouth that simple shrooms are among the easiest to frag
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:03 AM   #3
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From the research I've done like dan stated above slice them in half right down the middle and then rubberband them to a piece of live rock. It will take about 1 month for the shroom to bond the rock. I am unsure if you can glue them right away. They are easy to frag however have not had any experience.
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So I found 2 great mushroom corals on the back side of one of my big pieces of LR. I just noticed them and am thinking of ways I could possibly move or frag them. And tips or tricks would be greatly appreciated.
What i do is like i said before cut them in half or even in fours it dont really matter theyll grow new mouths but after i cut them i put all the cuttings in a bowl with lr rubble in a corner of my fragtank there theyll attach and recover and dont move around
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Glueing mushroom frags is very difficult. Their slime makes them very hard to glue down and stay. What I did was grabbed a little Tupperware container and grabbed some lr. Placed them in there for a good couple of weeks and they attached.
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What i do is like i said before cut them in half or even in fours it dont really matter theyll grow new mouths but after i cut them i put all the cuttings in a bowl with lr rubble in a corner of my fragtank there theyll attach and recover and dont move around
I rarely had luck glueing them as stated they slime up pretty good
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For soft corals like mushrooms you can also use a needle and fishing line to tie it to a rock then cut and remove when attached.
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