Broke my Monti in half..

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  1. CBSurfrider

    CBSurfrider Millepora

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    I was cleaning the glass in my tank and somehow managed to break my Monti cap in half. It's only about three inches in diameter to start with. Will it live or is it a gonner? Or do I have two monti caps now?
     
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  3. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    from my exp. with my spongodes if it was happy before then you have two.
     
  4. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    No worries. You have two.
     
  5. CBSurfrider

    CBSurfrider Millepora

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    Yes it is. There used to be a big "finger print" in the middle of it from when I tried to stick him on a rock with epoxy. I wasn't aware at the time and pushed right on it and a finger tip size dead spot occurred. It completely healed and is starting to grow more. I hope it lives, this was my first coral given to me. It's been one of those days.. Also spilled a 5gal bucket of saltwater right over my head earlier. I need a beer!
     
  6. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    Sounds like you've had one too many. ;D
     
  7. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    You could send me half! Problem solved! :)
     
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  9. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    I feel like any person who has ever owned a montipora has broken it cleaning.

    As others have stated, if it was happy before you'll have two corals. Congratulations.
     
  10. CBSurfrider

    CBSurfrider Millepora

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    LOL the bucket was up on a ladder letting gravity do its thing and my dog and cat came racing by and splash!

    Doom I'll send you the piece just let me know how too!
     
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  11. Toallhisdoom

    Toallhisdoom Dragon Wrasse

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    Stick it in about 4 ziplock bags with some water and mail it to me! Lol
     
  12. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    Seriously, you can superglue it back together if you want a larger colony, or instant frag. any piece of a monti shoud live.