View Full Version : When to chop a colony?

05/05/2016, 11:41 AM

I just picked up a large colony from a neighbor that had to break down his tank. I plan on chopping the entire thing and was wondering when is the best time to do that? He has metal halides and I have LED. Should I chop immediately or wait for the colony to acclimate?

Thank you!

05/05/2016, 11:43 AM
I would wait I'll it acclimates so it is in the best health possible when you cut it

05/05/2016, 04:32 PM
Thanks, I was leaning that way but wanted to see what folks here thought

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Reef Frog
05/05/2016, 07:21 PM
I agree with junior. What are you chopping up?

05/05/2016, 08:26 PM
A red planet. I already have one that's 18" across. The new one is about a foot and certainly don't need 2

05/08/2016, 02:56 PM
Wait for it to acclimate, safe bet is to wait til you see new growth.

aqua tech
05/23/2016, 07:32 PM
Wait and see how it does under the leds first