Attaching mushrooms

pseudorand

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I picked up some cheap but beautiful mushrooms at my LFS, They weren't on frag plugs though. They just scraped them off the side of the tank, and I didn't know any better.

When I got home, I watched the Tidal Gardens video on Discosoma. "One of the few ways mushrooms meet an early demise is if they detach from the substrate they were holding on to and drift around the tank. For whatever reason, discosoma aren't so great at reattaching to anything."


I super-glued them to a bit of rock in my frag tank. A few stayed, but over half did not. I'm going to re-glue them and move them to a lower flow area, but from the video it sounds like my 'shrooms may be SOL. Any tips to try to save them?
 

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I have mine in a cup filled with pea stones. This helps keep flow at a minimum so they don’t move around and you hope after a few weeks or whatever amount of time they attach to one of the stones. Than you can glue that to a plug
 

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