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Old 03/10/2018, 02:41 AM   #1
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Do I need to frag this colony to save it?

I got this Fiji acropora colony one month ago. It recently started to bleach from the trunk up. I would guess 10% is now absolutely white. The image does not show it well, but you get the idea.

Should I frag it into pieces to save it?


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Old 03/10/2018, 06:10 AM   #2
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Old 03/10/2018, 12:52 PM   #3
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I would make sure itís getting plenty of flow through the bottom but if I progresses anymore then I would say go ahead and frag it.


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Old 03/10/2018, 10:12 PM   #4
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Pests? check for eggs, flat worms. Dip and frag.


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Old 03/10/2018, 11:34 PM   #5
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Old 03/12/2018, 01:42 PM   #6
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I have done it. I now have one larger piece and 10 smaller frags. I have not planned to be in a frag business so soon.

Let's see if any of them survive. :-)


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Old 03/12/2018, 06:17 PM   #7
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You did the right thing. Hopefully you caught it soon enough.
Sometimes it is still too late. It is good that you have a bunch of small frags. Those should be good.
I've also had really good luck glueing over the dying parts (after cutting).


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Old 03/13/2018, 09:16 AM   #8
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You did the best thing. Ime when this happens i loose half and half make it so a 50/50 success rate on saving a coral after stn ot rtn. I have had a few of that size maricultured sps do that on me.


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Old 03/14/2018, 12:57 AM   #9
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I got this Fiji acropora colony one month ago. It recently started to bleach from the trunk up. I would guess 10% is now absolutely white. The image does not show it well, but you get the idea.

Should I frag it into pieces to save it?



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Old 03/14/2018, 12:58 AM   #10
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How mu h go frag a nice chunk of i


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