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DanInSD 01/05/2008 12:36 AM

Glue to attach coral to live rock
 
I have a new leather -- definitely more than a frag. It came on a decent chunk of rock a few inches across. It's currently wedged in a crack between two pieces of my base rock. It seems happy so I want to make this arrangement permanent. I have some two-part epoxy putty that I got from the LFS. Is this stuff reef-safe? I've heard conflicting reports.

Thanks,
Dan

apietanza 01/05/2008 09:14 AM

I use two little fishies Epoxy Putty and never had a problem

brickbreaker33 01/06/2008 11:34 AM

you should be fine from what I read

DanInSD 01/07/2008 05:06 PM

The coral is attached and appears happy!

Dan

ShootMe 01/07/2008 05:26 PM

Keep an eye on it. I've used glue/expoy on several leather coral frags that seem to attach only to find them floating around the tank hours later.

Tank Predator 01/08/2008 04:00 PM

SUPER GLUE GEL IS WHAT I USE

DanInSD 01/08/2008 11:36 PM

I attached rock-to-rock with a "big wad" of epoxy putty. The leather is definitely not a "frag" but a "small tree". It was on a big chunk of rock that I secured to my base rock.

From what I can gather super glue gel is the "preferred" method of securing live coral to rock.

Thanks all,
Dan


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