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Old 01/17/2018, 07:57 PM   #1
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Plate coral

What happens when medium size sand particles fall inside the mouth of a plate coral?

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Old 01/19/2018, 05:48 AM   #2
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It will spit them out. Mine frequently gets covered in sand. At night it puffs up to clear itself, and spits out the sand in it's mouth.

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Old 01/19/2018, 08:27 PM   #3
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They'll swallow a hermit or snail and spit out the shell after munching on them. No need to worry about a little sand.


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