Answer: You have chosen precisely the right way to propagate your aloes. The baby plants, or offshoots, will root readily in barely damp sharp sand or regular potting soil. Let the offshoots dry for a few days and then carefully plant them so the roots are just covered with soil. Water very sparingly until new growth begins. If you overwater, or if the soil remains too moist, the little plants will rot. No special care is required, just place the newly potted offshoots next to the parent plants so they'll have the same degree of light they had before, and the same temperature. Your mature aloe plants will not suffer any damage from the removal of the offshoots. Relax and enjoy!
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