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Old 02-01-2004, 01:37 PM   #1
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Fragging Yellow Polyps

How do i frag polyps?

I have a nice cluster of yellows, that started from a fragged cluster on a oyster shell, that shell is still attatched to the rock, i want to remove it so the yellows can cover that empty area of the rock, when i try to move the shell, it feels like its attatched to the rock. I think some of them have grown attathing partially to the shell and the rock at the same time. How do I remove them without damaging the entire colony?

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Old 02-01-2004, 07:50 PM   #2
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If the only thing that is keeping the shell attached to the rock is the polyps, then carefully cutting the "mat" area adjoining the two pieces with a sharp exacto blade would be the easiest. Just be sure you do not cut the actual polyp stocks and they should be fine.

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