Help I.D. this coral.

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  1. Uysster

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    Please help as I'd like to do so.e more research on this coral.

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  3. Uysster

    Uysster Thread Starter

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    I'm guessing some species of Carpet Anemone?
     
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    Mushroom coral, possibly the easiest coral to keep
     
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    or go by the other name of hairy mushroom.
     
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    Jip definitely a hairy mushroom there if you feed them pellets they multiply like crazy
     
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    Thats good news. Multiplying is good... allows for swopping and selling!
     
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    Most likely rhodactis..
     
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    So in the near future, I'd like to frag this Rhodactis species along with some other Discosoma species.
    I've been reading up quite a lot and checking out some vids.

    Though most articles and vids are not Africa - Proof, so any advice from fellow forumites and guidance in this regard would really be appreciated?
    I guess I'll be fragging it into quarters, at the very most.
    I intend trying to buy some form of a scalpel or something similar some rubber/ latex gloves and then go in for the "kill".
     
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    take a pair of scissors and cut the head off leaving the foot behind , simple ! the head will re attach and foot will form a new head
     
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    Do not do that until its well established. Rome was not build within a day.
     
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    Puffer fish, just an estimate "percentage wise" of how much of the foot I should leave behind?
    If I do not want a particular coral growing on a certain rock, are there any safe ways to remove it, or should it just be left growing there?
     
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    RiaanP, thanks man, I totally agree with you. I'm just preparing my mind for what is to come. :thumbup:
     
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    no you can choose to loose the the second that would grow from the foot , in that case just scrape it off the rock with a blade as close as you can , but you cant move the foot once you have cut of the head , pm me your cell number i'll cut one off tonight and send you the clip ,i cut everything
     
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    chip it off the rock or if you dont care about it try aptaisa x i use it on zoas,palys and stars that get out of hand or grow where i dont want them
     
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    Sent a private message.
     
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    sweet got it will slice some stuff over the weekend for you
     
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    dude whats up with that number you sent me i cant get anything to send
     
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    It's a Namibian mobile number!
    Have you tried whatsapp? Alternatively my e-mail.

    I'll inbox you.
     
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