Should I remove a Ricordea when it's glued to the frag plug?

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Just John

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I know they are hard to get attached to live rock if not glued to a frag plug, but could being stuck in one place when they want to move be harmful? For example, I had a mushroom that kept curling up on a plug like it wanted to get off. I finally cut it off and it now it's happy in a crevice it found.
 

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From my experience: you can rip or cut them off a plug, they’re very resilient. But I’d prefer leave it on the plug if it’s not odd because it’s a lot of work to get them properly attached where you want it (IMO). And unless you shoved it deep in the crevice if it wanted to move it would.
 

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I would leave it attached. I've lost more than just a couple mushrooms over the years in high flow large tanks.
 
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