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MacDime
05/28/2015, 02:55 PM
So i accidentally ripped a part of my hairy mushroom today while cleaning. It looks like it lots a little bit of its guts. It released a white-ish film or something soon after. Will the mushroom regrow and survive? Also is the white stuff it released going harm the rest of the tank?

organism
05/28/2015, 04:46 PM
It should be fine, sounds like it's just a little stressed from getting torn. I wouldn't worry about it, and whatever white stuff it released is harmless too.

Sawdonkey
05/28/2015, 05:34 PM
I had a big hairy shroom attached to a rock that I wanted to remove. It the process, I mangled it and ripped it apart into multiple pieces and threw it in my sump. A few months later I had multiple new shrooms. My point is that these are hard to destroy.

dmw913
05/28/2015, 10:15 PM
You will be fine. You can even propagate shrooms by cutting from their base and into quarters. A tear will heal with little problem in a healthy tank.

ca1ore
05/29/2015, 08:46 AM
I have ripped countless mushrooms - usually end up with twice as many :lol:

CoralReefBoffin
05/29/2015, 04:46 PM
lol @ the thread title ...