Frag Station....finally got the guts

Discussion in 'Frags' started by OoNickoC, Nov 9, 2004.

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  1. OoNickoC

    OoNickoC Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Oh yeah! Thanks Birdlady ;D
     
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    OoNickoC Bubble Tip Anemone

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    [quote author=Bruce link=board=Coral;num=1100057297;start=0#9 date=12/17/04 at 20:48:34]lol they do look great i got some like that and i wanna start fragging them...lol but im so spoiled...i have this insane colony of branching xenia...my lfs loves them if u catch my drift :) $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$  also how do u frag ur zoos? lol do u just pull one off or?  i got a large colony of different color ones but i am scared to ripe them apart...[/quote]

    It's a bit tricky, but if you a very carefull you can use an xacto to seperate the base from the rock, after that you should isolate the frag in a container with good flow on top of alot of small rubble tuill it takes hold. or if you have rock skills you can use a densist tool or tiny chisel to break a chunk from the actual rock.
     
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    Birdlady Finback Whale

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    Bruce,

    Read up on fragging those zoas....they release palyotoxins(sp?) I know you need to wear glasses and probably gloves...they can be very toxic....
     
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    Bruce Giant Squid

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    huh...so i guess i would need to take them outa the tank lol...i think ill just break a piece of rock off..lol its branch rock :)
     
  6. OoNickoC

    OoNickoC Bubble Tip Anemone

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    yup....i have noticed that is true...i appologize for overlooking that. hairy shrroms and zoos let of a pungent odor when fragged...that is the release of a defensive chemical. It irritates my skin a bit, if you got it in ur eye it would prob burn like heck. I always take mine out to frag them, a min of air wont kill em. but if poss its always better to orchistrate under water.
     
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    Birdlady Finback Whale

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    Under water that won't remain in your tank is best too!
     
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    OoNickoC Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Here's a series of pics of my F4 harvest (the 4th generation total...cut three x's since first post). The "mother colony" is already up and fully pulsing with no signs or trauma....besides missing a stalk. The cutting is also already pulsing.
     

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    OoNickoC Bubble Tip Anemone

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    :) this one is readable.
     

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    OoNickoC Bubble Tip Anemone

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    heres the first set of pic with biiger font.
     
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    OoNickoC Bubble Tip Anemone

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