Mushroom Frag

Discussion in 'Soft Corals' started by cody3819, Dec 11, 2015.

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  1. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    What's the best way to attach one mushroom to a rock/frag plug?
     
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  3. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    Rubber band some mesh over top the mushroom and whatever you want it to attach to. Usually takes a week or two.
     
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  4. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    I usually take two small rocks and sandwich the mushroom in between them then rubber band them together.☺
     
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    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Now, this will not kill the mushroom? I have it in a cup of rubble. I have tried to superglue but no luck. What about it getting light or what about it banding to the rubber band?
     
  6. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    Another option is to stick it in a Tupperware with rock rubble and let it attach to that. Then glue the piece of rubble it adheres to, to that rock.
     
  7. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    That's what I'm trying to do now. Was just wondering if there was a better way. I thought about the rubber band but don't know it the top will stick to it or not?
     
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  9. DSC reef

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    I've always used a touch of reef glue on the plug, just a dab then place the base of the mushroom on the glue. Always worked for me and I had over 30 ricordia that I frag get that way.
     
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    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    I don't have any reef glue. It was starring to take to a rock but I moved it to get light and it came off again....
     
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    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Well I tried the rubber band thing. Guess I didn't have it tight enough woke up this morning and no mushroom found..... lost a really nice peace. I have looked and looked... hope I turns up one day going....
     
  12. April Hope

    April Hope Fire Shrimp

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    I have had great luck, taking a rubber band around it and then loosely wrapping mesh around the rock and rubber banding the mesh.
     
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