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Old 11-23-2004, 02:52 PM   #1
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How do you "prune" Caulerpa?

Do you just pull it, or cut it at the stem area???????????
I'm looking to add some to my fuge (only have chaeto now) but want to know how to care for it!

Also, do you just push the roots into the sand?

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Old 11-23-2004, 03:30 PM   #2
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I think that I read somewhere that you shouldn't cut caulerpa. Instead, you should kind of "pinch" it off so that you are crushing the stem fibers as opposed to cutting them. Like I said, I think that I read it somewhere so If anyone knows differently please chime in!!

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I pinch mine...and then push the pinched part into the sand.
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Old 11-25-2004, 05:08 PM   #4
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I just yank it out...... have had no problems in over 2 years... Pinching and cutting would be a big pain in the butt..
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