Should I move my toadstool?

Discussion in 'Soft Corals' started by pXius, 30 Sep 2011.

  1. pXius

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    He's currently on the sand bed happy as can be and growing larger everyday. He's mounted on some random pieces of shell and dead coral, thats how I got him.

    As far as I can tell, his foot is getting pretty big, should I place a rock under him for more "mounting" surface area? Or let him be?
     
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    As it grows the head is going to get considerably larger, wider and heavier and the coral will eventually fall over. If it's foot is already attached to those bits of shell then I would just superglue them to a nice big piece of rock.
     
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    Thanks guys!

    I'll keep him in the same spot but glue him to a bigger rock.

    ;)
     
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    For interest sake... If he leaves the toadstool to gro and it eventually becomes top heavy and falls over, what will happen? Will it die, or would the side start attaching to the substrate and send up new toadstools (basically frag itself), or will it just continue to grow upwards again and get bigger and bigger?
     
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