How to trimm soft coral?

Discussion in 'Coral Health' started by surfrgirl61187, Aug 24, 2008.

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  1. That Guy

    That Guy Aiptasia Anemone

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    elegance corals are to nice in my opinion to take a chance throwing it next to aiptasia carpet anemones...Id take the aiptasia over a carpet! had a carpet once till it ate my mandarin that i spent countless hours training it on prepared foods. Since then i banned that thing from my reef! It was a beginners mistake awhile back :)
     
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  3. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, I got a really pleasant feeling when I killed it by smearing kalk paste all over it :D
     
  4. surfrgirl61187

    surfrgirl61187 Skunk Shrimp

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    Thank you for that correction.. Someone once told me that it was a xenia, being new to this I believed them... So do you trim them the same way as the xenia by just clipping off the top..?
     
  5. missionsix

    missionsix Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep, same way. Here's an example of how tough this stuff is.
    YouTube - Fraggin Xenia
    I don't use the bridal mesh when I frag mine. Tangsters example of placing them into a cup with rock rubble is the way to go. Your kenya tree can be fragged the same way.
     
  6. surfrgirl61187

    surfrgirl61187 Skunk Shrimp

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    Wow thank you for that video...!! I am so pleased how quick people respond!! Their is so much knowledge on this board... I'm just a beginner, I hope some day I will be as good as you guys.. lol.. Thanks guys!!