Can I cut the bottom of a Xenia stalk ?
I bought a little Xenia a couple of months back and now I have about 6 of them. Which doesnt bother me at all. I hope to attach the colonies to a flat rock and use a magnet on one side and a magnet outside the tank to sort of have them grow on the walls. (Or at least the flat rocks)
I also have my beautiful Condy anemone. As with any Condy, it likes to move every once in a while. Its been sitting in same spot for about 2 months and last week it decided to be adventurous. As you probably can guess, my Condy has been stinging the Xenia.
Here is the problem. 2 branches of xenia is attached to a huge 15 lbs rock. I broke off pieces that I could with pliers and glued them elsewhere. This piece? No such luck. I do not have a fragging kit or any type of those awesome looking rock cutting machines.
So can I use a scalpel to cut the bottom of the stalk of the Xenia and attempt to try to put it elsewhere?
Or should I attempt to cut the rock?
I do not mind moving things around in my tank to accommodate the condy anemone. Its been suggested that I give it away since they can be troublesome, but I honestly love the anemone and my brothers have a blast feeding it. And I get to explain why the (not so smart) clownfish hides in it.
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