Green palys removal help

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  1. Papitto

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    Hi MASA,
    I have a lot of green button polyps growing on a large rock, with my candy canes, zoanthids. These polyps are bigger than a 50c coin and their tentacles are long. They are spreading like ebola and stinging my corals I think.
    How do I remove them? They are stunning lumo green under my actinic leds but I wanna use that rock for my lps frags
     
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  3. Papitto

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    Cant you frag them
     
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    I'm not sure how to. I would have to chip away at the rock?
     
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    Try scrape under them without cutting into then. Removing a thin layer of rock. Not always easy depending on how hard the rock is
     
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    Maybe swop it for a similar size live rock.
     
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    Sell the rock. And get another. Sure the lid wil swop it as well.

    Else treat them the same as aiptasia. Or kill them the same way.
     
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    Hi. I had xenia do the same. To aid in thinning it out I dropped some rubble between them and sometimes over them. They attached fairly quickly to the rubble. Then u just remove the rubble bits as they attach.
     
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    Hi, do you still have the polyps or any frags left.
     
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    I would also like some of those polyps
     
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    Worst case mix some kalk with ro water and using a syringe feed them with that the place where they stinging the other corals
     
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