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    How to attach zoanthids on rocks

    Hi,

    what is the good way to attch zoanthids to rocks? I tried to tie them with a string. But it did not work well.

    Thanks
    Laker

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    super glue gel works the best, and it has to be the gel.
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    just noticed.....




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    I use ZapGel... same as what a4twenty mentioned... I actually use this for all my frags except for caps and softies(unless the soft corals are attached to a piece of rock... then I just glue the rock)

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    the important ingredient is 'cyanoacrylate' and be careful, it bonds skin :b13:
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    Quote Originally Posted by IJO View Post
    I use ZapGel... same as what a4twenty mentioned... I actually use this for all my frags except for caps and softies(unless the soft corals are attached to a piece of rock... then I just glue the rock)

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    Where would I find ZapGel?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nelson View Post
    Where would I find ZapGel?

    IJO will be able to tell you but if your interested in the 'loctite, super glue gel' it can be found at almost any hardware store and definitely at HD. ( in the paint section )
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    I have had adhesives manufactured for me and will be selling them under the brand name Wicked Reef Products. Stay tuned for the details, or contact me. The super glue though - 5x's more product that you get at the hardware store, in a container where you can use it all, and well at a much better price. Will also be selling epoxy.

    Quote Originally Posted by a4twenty View Post
    IJO will be able to tell you but if your interested in the 'loctite, super glue gel' it can be found at almost any hardware store and definitely at HD. ( in the paint section )

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    Thats one of the main problems I find with zapgel... after the first use... it tends to seal container... I have to use a screw to unplug it and at times just cut a corner of the tube near the bottom.

    The glue does work well though... cost is about $17 for a 70 gram tube... Mops(one of our sponsors carry it). Pat from Ottawa Inverts also has smaller version of the gel but I have never tried it.

    Looking forward to the Wicked Glue Gel 220!! let us know when its ready

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    Also for any frags that you have trouble gluing, you can use netting. Take the netting off of the mandarin orange crates you can buy this time of year, set the frag on the rock wrap the netting around it and put a couple of elastics on the rock. Leave it this way for a few days/weeks and the frag should be stuck by then.
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