Accidental fragging if elkhorn morning

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Hi,
So I received a coral order 2 weeks ago and have slowly been increasing the light exposure over that time. I had my hands in my tank today so I could position the frags in their (hopefully) final positions. As I was doing so I grazed the elkhorn and a small tip of a branch (very top leftsnapped off and fell onto the rocks. I was able to retrieve it and I glued it to a small piece of rubble. I have attached photos of the branch that broke and the little frag. Anything specific I need to watch out for on the colony or frag to see if they are in trouble?

my lights are a single Red Sea 50 running the acclimation cycle for the next 21 days starting at 80%. Any input would be appreciated. My first SPS for this tank. Tank is about 15 months old, 29G.

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They’ll both be fine. That’s how u frag sps
I totally agree. I had a accidental break of a birdsnest that was only about 3 pylops. It's taken forever, but it is slowly putting off about 5 little tips from the blob of encrusting it's been doing for the last 6 months.

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Thanks for the quick replies! I’m hoping it’s not to stressed from shipping/being acclimated to a new tank only 2 weeks ago. It’s honestly looked really good ever since I put it in so I’m hoping it stays that way.!
 
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Hi,
So I received a coral order 2 weeks ago and have slowly been increasing the light exposure over that time. I had my hands in my tank today so I could position the frags in their (hopefully) final positions. As I was doing so I grazed the elkhorn and a small tip of a branch (very top leftsnapped off and fell onto the rocks. I was able to retrieve it and I glued it to a small piece of rubble. I have attached photos of the branch that broke and the little frag. Anything specific I need to watch out for on the colony or frag to see if they are in trouble?

my lights are a single Red Sea 50 running the acclimation cycle for the next 21 days starting at 80%. Any input would be appreciated. My first SPS for this tank. Tank is about 15 months old, 29G.

full tank shot for fun.

ABEC0197-B0A2-4445-9502-CF564E2FBB01.jpeg
E9438B0C-0410-4F4F-8F41-956609FF9836.jpeg
5D1ED7CD-5068-4149-9708-3985B6421AFB.jpeg
It’s called **** happens and all of us have done it.
 

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