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Old 05-11-2005, 02:55 AM   #11
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FWIW, it is not recommended to frag a coral if it has not been in your tank for atleast a few months(4-6 minimum). Target feeding it for a few weeks before the fragging also helps the coral deal w/ the stress and aids in long term survival and growth of the frag. HTH
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Old 05-11-2005, 07:39 AM   #12
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I would do one or two and see how it goes.

If you watch some the garf videos, they just cut the heads off and the cut that into small pieces. That is radical to me.
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You got that for $30? Want your money back?
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dralarms why what is it worth? I figured it was a good deal for $30 but wasnt sure i cant figure out what kind of leather it is....Anyone know or have an idea of what kind of leather it is? Well i have had it in my tank for about 5 days and it has opened up fully its about 3 times as big as when i bought it and starting to get little bumps (like most leathers do) on it. It seems to be very happy with where i placed it in the tank. What do you think its possible to frag this? Do people really wait that long to frag a coral 4-6 months? My friend josh got a coral and fragged it in a month an is doing fine. What kind of feeding is good for a leather?
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My lfs had one not nearly as nice for 90 bux. 8O I wanted it but didn't have the funds at the time and when I went back he had sold it. Have you seen it expand to full height yet? They are awsome.

I have a toadstool leather that I need to frag but I'm not that brave yet, I don't want to loose it or detract from it's looks, when it's expanded it's really great looking.
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Oh and BTW I'll pay you the 30 bux and shipping if you decide you want rid of it.
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dralarms i might frag it soon eventually anyways. If you still interested in a frag or 2....
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Sure, I got some frags also. Stupid lfs won't even let me set up a tank and do all the maint. on it to set my frags in to sell on consignment, anyway, here is a picture of the tank with the frags.
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And here's where they came from.
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Old 05-12-2005, 02:37 AM   #20
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Nice looking man too bad i already have a full rock of star polyps and then some.....although always interested!
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