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I rehydrated some daywalker slime three days ago and it's been healthy and active, but I got it out to look at this morning and it has split into two separate slimes and headed off in different directions away from the food I put in. Both new slimes are healthy and I have no idea why they would want to split, they weren't even particularly big. If anyone has an idea why please let me know

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That's slimes for you. They also rejoin quite readily. If the food is fresh, maybe it's little dry, if it's been in there a few days it might have a touch of yeast growth putting them off.

It's just as likely there's no good reason for it - you can rely on physarum to go the wrong way down the maze, escape, die or  host of other things that you didn't want it to do. 


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