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Cammunoz
05/12/2016, 10:15 PM
The base of my 9" across toadstool started rotting away with in the last week not good researched it found out it was dying had no choice but to frag It I called it Groot well i had never done this ......http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160513/92b7c44b48d159743a394dc669a85572.jpg

heres where it started rotting

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160513/c81996c508656d815f63cc2d01df0b14.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160513/6d216fe1dfcd8e7f6a1713df46f63f91.jpg

so i took it out put it in a bucket of tank water and got to doin surgery so i made a handful of fragsi attached them to Tooth picks let them soak some more then put them in the main tank did i do it correctly and anything else inshould do to ensure they make it?
heres the frags
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160513/29fda66fe27546246ac22d716adbd256.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160513/ce699946032ce0d8ea59808bb46de1ba.jpg


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Raoul5Duke
05/13/2016, 10:04 AM
In my experience those things are like cockroaches, you can't kill them. They should do fine. I had one that got really large and started dropping "babies" all the time so I just got rid of the whole thing and I still find small pieces that fell of and do not sit in direct light that appear to be alive.

aqua tech
05/23/2016, 08:34 PM
youll never be able to get rid of now.

sirclintler
05/26/2016, 11:33 AM
can you tell me about the toothpics? I have a toadstool on a frag plug and need to move it to a rock, a bit nervous I haven't done it before.

Cammunoz
05/26/2016, 11:10 PM
Well it failed for me they detached off the tooth picks


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mav3rick478
05/27/2016, 02:03 AM
I used a rubber band for my toadstool, after about a week took off the rubber band and it was attached to the rock. It was squeezing it pretty good too but no ill effects since taking it off.

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Apercula
05/27/2016, 10:25 AM
I used a needle and thread, ran the needle through the frags, then superglued the ends of the thread to frag plugs.
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii150/Ganrin/100_2722.jpg (http://s263.photobucket.com/user/Ganrin/media/100_2722.jpg.html)

growth on to frag plug.
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii150/Ganrin/100_2729.jpg (http://s263.photobucket.com/user/Ganrin/media/100_2729.jpg.html)

Cammunoz
05/28/2016, 12:26 AM
Thats a good idea!


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jayball
06/02/2016, 09:42 AM
then superglued the ends of the thread to frag plugs.


Gluing the thread is genious, it is a pain to tie it the correct tightness.

Thanks :thumbsup:

gdmiller123
06/02/2016, 08:38 PM
needle and fishing line is what ive always used