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Old 06-06-2012, 12:08 AM   #1
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hammer coral growth?

ok so I got my hammer coral when it was only 2 heads and now there's clearly 3heads. how do they split ?? because I looked under the tentacles and I see 8!!!! new heads ?? growing.It's growing from it's foot
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:06 AM   #2
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Hi,

The hammer coral will split its head right down the middle, creating 2. I think you are talkibg about new tentacles or polyps rather than new heads. The new head will be a split of a current one.

Sometimes, however, a whole new head will form from the base or stem. Mine is doing that at the moment, but it isnt just one tentacle.
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Old 06-06-2012, 02:10 AM   #3
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Hi,

The hammer coral will split its head right down the middle, creating 2. I think you are talkibg about new tentacles or polyps rather than new heads. The new head will be a split of a current one.

Sometimes, however, a whole new head will form from the base or stem. Mine is doing that at the moment, but it isnt just one tentacle.
yea I think there new polyps because each one has 5 tiny tentacles. idk but watever it is there 8 of them coming out the base of the coral
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Ah yes mine has that too, those are new heads man, 8?! Nice job!
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Ah yes mine has that too, those are new heads man, 8?! Nice job!
yea man thanks I was amazed !! I love this hobby and enjoying nature itself(:
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I love my hammer too. One of my first corals. I think mine is growing a new head but I am not positive, it has a small growth at the bottom. Is this what yours did?

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