Attach Recordea to piece of rock

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  1. greenie

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    Good Day, I saw the other day some amazing Red Recordea, unfortunately not attach to any rock / rubble. Would like to know what would be the success rate if I buy one and put it into the bottom half of a coke bottle (with some pieces of rock) covered with a piece of net. I checked on some other forums and it seems that this is not always a success.

    Anyone who had success with this method ?
     
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  3. Dexter

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    Ricordea is great escape artists. Ive tried many ways to attached them. Your best bet is to get them to suck some gravel into their feet and then just stick them down with glue. The problem is it takes forever to get them to suck some geavel into their feet
     
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    Dexter, thanks for the feedback. I think I am going to give it a try (their price is really not that bad). What do you think the chances will be if I attach it with a toothpick to a piece of pratley putty?
     
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    the best luck I had was to look for a small hole in the LR push them.in gently and within week they open an they will.be attached .
    good luck bud
    let me know if you try it .
     
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    Mandrin, thanks I will let you know.
     
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    Superglue mine to the rock, after it attached and looked well it started to move and new ones came
     
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    Jacques, do you mean you put the superglue direct on the Recordea's foot? What about the Recordea's slime?
     
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    Had no idea what this was, just googled it.

    all I can say is WOW really good looking. Damn
     
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    Dried it with tissue paper the ricordea and rock work for all 3 of mine witch is now 9, 3 big and 6 small
     
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    Jacques, thanks I will try this, as long as the superglue does not kill the Recordea.
     
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