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pruneing corals? #1
i have a coral which is growing out of control is there any way of cutting it back or even fragging ?also can you pull mushrooms off there rocks and attach them to smaller pieces or live rock?

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Re: pruneing corals? #2
Hi nizztime, yes you can frag the coral and mushrooms too. here is a link that I find useful and click on the one you want to frag and it showed you how with tips etc.

http://www.fragoutpost.com/frag-propagation


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Re: pruneing corals? #3
thanks for the help smarttony but it doesnt mention the coral i want to trim/frag.wow some of the fragging looks like buchery :-0
i bit frightened to frag now
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Re: pruneing corals? #4
It does look like it being butcher but it the way to do it and they still look healthy when they are put back in as long as it goes smoothly sharply and straight back in. It is the basic for most coral and soft corals are easier.

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Re: pruneing corals? #5
I didnt realize how aggressive these things are. Do you think that they are going to wipe out those mushrooms if I dont cut them off? then also I have a coral honeysuckle that is looking pretty woody and I am considering cutting it down drastically in a couple of weeks. Does this vine perform better with drastic pruning...if so, when is the best time to prune? Mine blooms primarily in the spring, with a few sporadic blooms throughout the summer