Sticking polysyrene

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  1. Hammerhead

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    What do i use to stick Polys to the base, I've used silicone on past tanks but inevitably they come off?
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    silicone is the safest as it does not eat the polystyrene..

    besides you shouldent even have to glue the polystyrene , as the tank will practically never get moved.. unless you moving house...
     
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    hmmmm, i feel safer when it is on whilst doing a cleanup of the tank before its installed.
     
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    as you wish, i just personally prefer to have it loose so as not to damage the piece of polystyrene when moving the tank.. i make use of extra polystyrene when moving ..
     
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    You can also use a very thin clear doublesided tape, can normally get it at CNA, roll is about 20mm wide and about 5meters long
     
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    Just use closed cell rubber, looks much better anyway...
     
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