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Old 01-03-2012, 05:55 PM
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Acan growing

I have an acan that is growing heads that hang off the rock it is on. What is the best way to handle this. Should I just place a rock or plug there and if I do will it attach. Or ??
I never had this before but now with my LED lights my corals are growing.
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:25 PM
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If you let it drip into the sand no biggie, it will just grow a flat skeleton.
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:28 PM
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Imo I would place it in a disc plug
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:27 PM
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Try to get it onto a plug or disk , this way u can sell em lol and congrats on your leds its some what amazing, which ones did u get
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Old 01-04-2012, 04:46 PM
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Got it from an MR memeber and it is a DIY job and looks it. It is 3w CRE half white and half blue for a total of 72W.
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Old 04-17-2012, 01:58 AM
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It shouldn't attach unless you glue it to a piece of rock. They precipitate a calcareous skeleton with which their tissue attaches. They do not produce a stolen like a star polyp or Zoanthid does enabling it to adhere to anything next to it. Nor is it an encrusting coral like Montipora Nodosa, Verrucosa or some species of Porites and Millipora.
Place it in the sand and it will grow flat as mentioned above.
Beautiful coral!
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