Mounting corals and stuff.

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  1. sout

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    Hey peeps.

    I am going to rescape my cube tank soon, as I don't like the way it looks, waisting to much space. I was wondering what I can use to stick the rock together, as well as how to get my corals to stick to the rocks in a way I want them to? Is there a glue that works underwater that won't kill the fish or corals?
     
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    yes there is there is a product call aqua mend you can get it at builders wharehouse for about 50 rand , and you can use it under water and its non toxic
     
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    Awesome, I thought I was missing something always wondered how everyone got there corals to look so nicely placed.
     
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    Or Prattleys Putty. It's also pretty good and it is also non toxic.
     
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    this is what it looks like
     
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    :thumbup: gonna get me some of that
     
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    You can also use pratleys putty but not the quickset one. The original putty,red box. I used it underwater and it worked well. it gives off a lil bit of white "dust" but itll work well and it disappears fast .Its also completely harmless and reefsafe.I used it today to stick a candy cane coral to my rock and he is happy. Stick it in microwave for a few seconds. It sets faster and easier to work with
     
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    In my opinion Aqua Ment is terrible for mounting frags to rocks, but work great for sticking rock together. I use Pratley for mounting frags to rocks.
     
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    You have to use the quickset and the original recipe:) takes a day to cure underwater. The quickset is about 20 minutes and it start to harden
     
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    Any one got a pic of the rite pratly putty to use
     
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    I found the origional one set beter underwater. Just give it some time to harden out the water first (or microwave it for a few seconds) before moulding it in your tank.
     
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    Ok cool thamx 459b
     

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