fraging tongue coral

Discussion in 'Large Polyp Stonies' started by Anonymous, Jun 12, 2006.

  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    anyone ever frag a tongue coral mine is getting to big & I dont know how.
    I started a thread on r.c. buthavent gotten any responce yet.
  2. Kirk_M

    Kirk_M Chevron Tang LARC Supporter

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    Mandeville, LA
    When Borneman was at 7 Seas last November, he was cutting up EVERYTHING with a jeweler's table saw. How well some of this stuff survived, I don't know...anyone here get any of these "frags" and how did they make out?
  3. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    I use a dremel with diamond cutting wheel on my lps and sps when someone wants a frag. You can keep the corals out the water for quite some time with no ill effects. I also did not bother with a saltwater trickle when using the dremel. Jen bought me the saw like Borneman used and it works well when cutting big pieces. I would just cut the tongue coral with a table saw (if you have access) for a cleaner cut since you were saying it is rather large.
  4. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    One more thing, when using the saw on a large meaty coral like that, make sure you cover your eyes and face before cutting. That thing is gonna squirt some "stuff"!
  5. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    thanks guy's still thinking it over. I would hate to kill it and for right now I still have plenty of growing room.

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