Kenya tree in refugium

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    so i got my corals today, (camera is outta batteries so pics are gonna have to wait for a bit) and he sent an extra frag of a kenya tree, i think it is, (hasn't opened all the way yet) i've never been a huge fan of em and i dont want em taking over my DT so i was wondering how well it would do as a filter feeder in my copepod farm once i get it set up? has anyone heard of or seen this done?
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    It should work great in your fuge. They don't require a lot of light and are good nutrient exporters, so I'd say go for it.

    BTW, I agree, that's a pretty crappy freebie to throw in. I'd be like, "WTF? A kenya tree? You call that a GIFT?!?!". Maybe that's just because this month NDB and I pruned my tank of kenyas and threw 3 lbs of the stuff in the trash. Now they've started to all grow back :(

    Maybe it's not really a kenya tree at all, but another type of leather. That'd be cool if that was the case.
     
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    that would be cool if it was a leather but im pretty sure it's a kenya.
     
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    I have no luck with them. My kenya tree hasn't grown at all.
     
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    Be careful what you wish for Piggy.Those kenya weeds can worse than cyano and green hair.I hate em.
     
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    Believe me nothing can be worse then cyano. After water changes every other day for at least 8 weeks. I'll take weeds anyday.
     
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    my tank is being overran by them now. i would say i have a couple pounds of that crap at least piling up. its constant maintainence to get that crap out. i like my really big one. but thats all i want. its like aptasia, except i wont harm fish
     
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    will Kenya sting other corals? just wondering cause i had it within reaching distance of a GSP frag on my frag rack tell i decide what to do with it and my GSP closed up so i moved it away from it.
     
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    No sting but does chemical warfare though.As long as they aren't touching they should be okay.

    On your earlier question,I've never heard of kenyas use for nutrient export.
     
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