zoa removal

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    nudy6969 RUSTYS BROWN DOUGHNUT

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    i bought 2 green brown white zoa colonys, for a steal. but there is a problem, there are some ugly ass brown polyps growing on them. can u just take a knive and remove them?
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    They will likely grow back from where you cut them off. Try smothering them with superglue instead.
     
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    nudy6969 RUSTYS BROWN DOUGHNUT

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    so i cut them off and the super glue the stump?
     
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    cgoodman381 can i put whtever i want?

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    depending on what angle you can get to them..... Just take a razor or exacto knife and scrape under the base and try and get a think layer of rock. Dont forget your face shield! :D Throw it on a plug and sell it to someone in your club for like 5 bucks.
     
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    nudy6969 RUSTYS BROWN DOUGHNUT

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    dude they are so dam ugly, i would not take them for free
     
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    nudy6969 RUSTYS BROWN DOUGHNUT

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    I dont think they are ugly.
     
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    I would of just them grow or try to move them onto another rock.
     
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    Joe's juice?
     
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    cgoodman381 can i put whtever i want?

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    no, no, no... Dont kill them lol. Frag em and save them for a swap or something. :) Speaking of frags I accidently fragged my GARF bonsai (sigh) tonight. Good size piece to... About an inch.
     
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    nudy6969 RUSTYS BROWN DOUGHNUT

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    ok guys i guess ill just BURN THEM MUAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!

    lol just joking, ill move them onto a rock end sell them to the lfs.
     
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    Hell yeah!! Frag 'em!!

    If you can get 15 or 20 of them growing on a plug you can trade them for a cool mushroom or some other zoas in the future. Look at it as a free coral--you just gotta grow them up a bit before you can trade them.
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    I'm agreeing with everbody else.Put those buttons on a rock of their own,and trade em.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Button polyps, as ugly as you think they are, are sellable/tradeable.
     
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    everything in this hobby can be traded for something
     
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