Can corals of the same species be near each other.

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    Pilotkev55

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    I have a few different color zoanthids, I was thinking about grouping some of them together. Do they attack each other if they are not grown together from the start?
     
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    I have never had a problem putting two colonies of zoanthids next to each other.
     
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    They'll be fine next to each other.
     
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    Zoanthids will be fine.
    They can even end up in overlapping clusters if you let them grow together long enough. This can be a pain for fragging though.
     
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    Most people group them together so they grow together, unless you intend to frag them and re-sell them lol.

    +1 on the goggles. I fragged one a few weeks ago and the juice shot out and hit me in the cheek. Thankfully it missed my eye, because I was NOT wearing goggles. Never again lol.
     
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    That's what she said. :shock:
     
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    Holy Crap!
    Your guardian angel was working overtime for you lol.

    After seeing actual pictures of what zoanthid/palythoa juice could do to your eyes (and body), I no longer take any chances.
    I don't even let my kids hang around near me when I'm fragging.
     
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    I lol'd so hard I spilled the drink I was holding. :mrgreen:
    After that happened, I'll never do it without at least sunglasses or something. Gloves I'm ehhh about. But my eyes, I won't be taking any chances on again lol.
     
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    How about different colored frogspawns, torches, or hammers? Can they be placed next to each other?
     
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    I wouldn't put to torch next to a hammer of a frogspawn but a hammer with a hammer, torch with a torch and frogspawn with a frogspawn should be ok. Just keep an eye on them and give them room if you start to see less polyp extension or tissue damage.
     
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    If I remember correctly, hammers and frogspawns are okay next to each other, but torches need to be given a wide berth.
     
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