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Old 02-13-2012, 04:10 PM
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Will acans continue to grow?

I know that this may be a stupid question, but not sure how an acan will grow properly. I have a bunch of heads of an acan that are on a frag plug. The frag basically it looks like a tennis ball so there is nowhere for it to grow any further. Will the head split and push basically off the plug??? I know they grow their own skeleton, it just does not look like there is anywhere for them to go..

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Old 02-13-2012, 04:22 PM
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Yeah they will grow out on their own witch takes long time. they will grow faster if they have a base to grow on epoxy works great for that just don't get to close to the heads when u do it
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Old 02-13-2012, 11:24 PM
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Yeah they will grow out on their own witch takes long time. they will grow faster if they have a base to grow on epoxy works great for that just don't get to close to the heads when u do it
+1, sometimes they even start new buds.
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If its touching the plug, it'll eventually start to encrust the plug and continue to grow.
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If its touching the plug, it'll eventually start to encrust the plug and continue to grow.
+1 don't worry about it
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Old 02-14-2012, 07:56 AM
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+1 don't worry about it
Lol not really worrying about it. But if there is somethin to do to help them. Then I would. Kinda like putting a fish in a smaller tank and stunting their growth. I guess that is how I should of phrased it. I want to make sure that their growth is not stunted

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Old 02-14-2012, 09:25 AM
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I was curious about the same thing. I've had a 3 head frag on a small piece of rock. Recently I've noticed that my 3 heads are now 10 heads. All the little new ones are growing into the crushed coral substrate. I find myself constantly messing with it to find the best position. I guess they will eventually turn and start growing across the bed right?
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I was curious about the same thing. I've had a 3 head frag on a small piece of rock. Recently I've noticed that my 3 heads are now 10 heads. All the little new ones are growing into the crushed coral substrate. I find myself constantly messing with it to find the best position. I guess they will eventually turn and start growing across the bed right?
That would have answered it for me.
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