Pulsing Xenia vs. Scissors

Discussion in 'Frags' started by missionsix, Mar 31, 2008.

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  1. missionsix

    missionsix Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I take a no mercy approach......:uzi::skull:
     
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  3. {Nano}Reefer

    {Nano}Reefer Dragon Wrasse

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    and so do they, that is one coral i will never house again...
     
  4. Diablocandy2004

    Diablocandy2004 Plankton

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    Hi! If anyone is looking to get rid of some of your nuisance pulsating xenia please feel free to get ahold of me asap! I am trying to get ahold of some for my tank, I can't seem to find any around here! THANK YOU!
     
  5. RHorton

    RHorton Pajama Cardinal

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    I plan on fragging mine here soon, I am about a hour (I think) away from Ithaca, I'll let you know when I do.
     
  6. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    Can you elaborate on this? Stay closed... like all day? I recently added this as a first coral, so I'm not real familiar with its behavior yet.

    It is usually open. In the past couple of days I noticed it closes up several times... reopens... closes back... it is by far mostly open though. Is it normal for them to close up though? Do you just mean if they stay closed for like several days?

    My tests showed only a lower Mg level - so I'm dosing that... maybe that's what is causing it?
     
  7. ZachB

    ZachB Giant Squid

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    My Xenia open, and close all the time. By and far they're usually open though, unless they've been disturbed by a snail or crab. They close up every night to sleep and reopen when the actinics turn on.
     
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  9. tronb24

    tronb24 Coral Banded Shrimp

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    I just got a small frag of these today. I had no idea they can become so evasive. I was just disappointed in myself that I bought them without researching them thoroughly because everywhere that I've read said that they were difficult to keep. I guess that's not the case.
     
  10. lfckenya

    lfckenya Spaghetti Worm

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    hi all, been closely following this 'dreaded' weed xenia! i live in miami and was wondering if anyone was doing some pruning?! :)
    would greatly appreciate a pm! thanks.
     
  11. rogerstammy

    rogerstammy Peppermint Shrimp

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    So when you frag these where do you cut? or does it matter?
     
  12. missionsix

    missionsix Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It doesn't matter...............;D