Ok well I fragged it. Pocillopora Agggg glue

Discussion in 'Frags' started by Corailline, Jan 29, 2011.

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  1. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes I do Corailline

    I use paper towel and when I am doing vertical frags, I remove mother colony, break/cut the frag I want, then dab its base /cross section on the paper towel, then glue it to the plug or rock , both of which would be dry

    this makes 1st time adhesion more likely IME

    Steve
     
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  3. nightster

    nightster Pajama Cardinal

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    Congrats corailline, id have been nervous lol...
     
  4. Va Reef

    Va Reef Giant Squid

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    so no go for being under PC's? i could put the frag about 3 inches under the lights?

    and i have to say it is very pretty and kinda pops with the red and green
     
  5. barbianj

    barbianj Hammer Head Shark

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    That looks like very good growth for a RP. Good job!
     
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  6. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Thank you,

    I was nervous about it, had to take the female clown out to work in peace. You can probably relate to that right.

    I would up grade the lighting if you want to keep acropora. But you can keep some very nice other sps under the PC lighting.

    Hey thank you.

    Yes they are fast growers for sure. I have seen some grow even faster in others tanks.

    :)
     
  7. schackmel

    schackmel Giant Squid

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    great job....plus the pictures turned out amazing! I have always placed my frags horizontally on the plug and found it grew faster as Steve said more surface area.

    Cant wait to see them as they grow! The colors are great!
     
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  9. nightster

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    Yes I can, probably nice and peaceful without her.
     
  10. xjaydub20x

    xjaydub20x Feather Duster

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    Wow, awesome growth!
     
  11. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    So I had the time, but did not realize I bought the wrong glue. Much harder to glue the frags using super glue and not super glue gel, oh well it worked. Fragged much larger branch of RP this time. Fragged two pieces of pocillopora. These images are 1 hour after fragging, PE really good for just fragging IMO.

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    This was a branch being shaded by the colony, so it has less coloration.
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    This branch was directly under the lighting.
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  12. RedGambit

    RedGambit Giant Squid

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    Congrats on what looks to be a fragging success :)

    They do look good. Hopefully they start encrusting the plugs fast! :) The RP likes your tank!
     
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