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Old 01-05-2013, 05:29 PM   #1
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I bought a torch coral today and it has a dead Coral on the side of it... How do I remove the dead skeleton? Or should I just leave it? Also is there a way to remove it from the big ugly plug it is on? It is hooked on sideways as opposed to standing up..... Thanks
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Old 01-05-2013, 05:34 PM   #2
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I'd try to just snap that plug off. If that doesnt work pry it or use a dremel. I cant comment on the dead coral, im assuming its just another torch polyp that has died? You could probably snap or cut it off too but id need to see better pictures...
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You should be able to use a razor blade to cleanly remove it from the plug.
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Yea the third (dead one) was a torch... Once I get it off the frag can I just stick it In a hole in the rock? Or on the sand?
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Ok.... I used a razor blade and got them off the frag... Now it is in 2 pieces and neither has any damage at all! That was easier than I thought it would be!! I could get the one dead part off though.....
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Ok.... I used a razor blade and got them off the frag... Now it is in 2 pieces and neither has any damage at all! That was easier than I thought it would be!! I could get the one dead part off though.....
Good deal glad it worked for you!!!
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