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Old 08-02-2013, 10:52 PM   #1
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green star polyp

So in purchased a green star polyp frag yesterday. In the LFS it was open and beautiful. Since its been home it hasn't opened once. Its been over 24 hours and nothing. Should I worry or should I just stop being anxious?
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Old 08-02-2013, 11:54 PM   #2
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No, they are extremely hardy. I bought one about a week ago and it's still opening. Just be patient, it should come out once it's ready. People often have a hard time getting them to stop growing lol, some will attest that they are a pest coral. They survive everything and grow rapidly. A lot like mushrooms
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Sadly I have killed mushrooms in the past while others like my Duncan, my toadstool and all my ZOA's are thriving. I don't get it.
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Old 08-03-2013, 12:09 AM   #4
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Lol well just wait and see and try not to disturb them. Mine took 3-4 days before they even showed a polyp
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Right on. I'll be patient. I know they may be considered a pest by many, but it looked so awesome at the store, I can't wait to see how it looks in my tank.
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There are also many forms of them. Some have really long green polyps that make it look like a hedge, others are short and ugly haha
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Well mine seems to be long. At least what I can remember from the store. It was so beautiful. I can't wait to see it wake up.
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Well mine seems to be long. At least what I can remember from the store. It was so beautiful. I can't wait to see it wake up.
Don't threat mine isn't open either and it always is
it's got to do with the storms might sound strange but it's true
they basically tell me we are in for bad weather
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I had the same problem. Took mine close to a week before they started opening I was thinking the whole time that I killed them! It is just a matter of time.
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I like the stuff. It requires very little light. You may have it in an area where it's too bright. They like a lot of flow as well. Easy to remove with a sharpened screw driver, they encrust.
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