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Old 01/05/2008, 12:36 AM
DanInSD DanInSD is offline
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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.

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Old 01/05/2008, 09:14 AM
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I use two little fishies Epoxy Putty and never had a problem

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Old 01/06/2008, 11:34 AM
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you should be fine from what I read
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Old 01/07/2008, 05:06 PM
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The coral is attached and appears happy!

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Old 01/07/2008, 05:26 PM
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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.
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Old 01/08/2008, 04:00 PM
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SUPER GLUE GEL IS WHAT I USE
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Old 01/08/2008, 11:36 PM
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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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