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When lucky enough to get a Sarcophyton in mint condition: the first thing you want is to give it sufficient - elbow room - ... You don't know if it's a male or female and since females can grow to 24/36 inches in ten years... It's better to think ahead.
The second thing you want is to eliminate any source of stress that could annoy Sarcophyton... And this includes any corals infringing on it's safe space
The two perfectly healthy Unidentified Corals were easily popped off the cookie with a small stainless spatula: unharmed. They were ready to be mounted directly on dry rock with SBMarine's natural method.