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Old 07-21-2011, 12:45 PM   #1
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Fragging question

When you have Kenya tree coral or other prolific soft/leather corals that have chosen to host on large rocks that you are not willing to break is it possible for tge coral to live after being ripped/pried off of the rock and if so do I rubber band to a frag plug? Glue to plug? Float upside down? Or just toss in with rubble and hope it reattaches on it's own?

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Old 07-21-2011, 01:36 PM   #2
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On the one that my buddy had he waited till it had like branches grow and he just cut those off and glued it to a frag and it seemed to work.
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On the one that my buddy had he waited till it had like branches grow and he just cut those off and glued it to a frag and it seemed to work.
That reassures me that pulling or cutting off the rock would work mine cover about 25% of my LR in my 40 so I don't want to just trim and make more I want to remove but I just don't want to go killing it. I figure I can try to sell them off or get credit or trade.

So... Anyone want to trade?
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You can rip them off the rocks and it won't kill them. But whatever little pieces are left in the rock will grow into new ones. I had a branch go through a power head and shred it into a ton a little pieces, and now there are baby kenya trees growing all over the place
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I use a dull wood chisel and scrape some of the rock off with the coral.
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