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mzkrista
06/27/2015, 09:17 PM
Has anyone ever tried to frag a St Thomas Mushroom. If so was it successful and how did you do it?

guits
07/01/2015, 06:53 PM
I've gotten new specimens from pedal laceration.

organism
07/02/2015, 08:40 PM
They're touchy after fragging in that if they're getting little to no flow then they're pretty prone to infections, but once you have the process down it's not bad at all.

mzkrista
07/03/2015, 11:40 PM
So how did you frag them? Can you explain pedal laceration?

guits
07/05/2015, 10:26 AM
So how did you frag them? Can you explain pedal laceration?

Pedal laceration involves making an incision in part of the foot to separate some tissue from the mushroom. Organism had a post about this in the past:

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2019173

St. Thomas mushrooms do seem rather "touchy" and the tissue can be delicate, but I have had luck with pedal laceration when I've tried.