Under water bonding product

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  1. robertkukla

    robertkukla

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    Hi all i found this non toxic product that you can bond your corals to your rocks, i hought i would share this info with you all, i got it from builders express or builders warehouse
    its called aquamend
    here are some pics of the product

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    here is the back if you want to read it


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    Hi there
    What does it cost.:blush:

    Thanks
     
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    Looks good. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    the cost of this is R45.00
     
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    wow thanks for sharing.
    thats cheap im gonna go get some of that tomorrow
     
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    yeah it it good stuff - there is another product that someone said they get from the craft shop.
     
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    i normaly use the standard pratly putty. i think allot of other reafers use it too. this looks like the same kind of thing. not sure what the price diff is. pratly's takes a bit longer than 30 min to harden though, so the product you found may be better
     
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    That looks good. Thx for sharing

    I use pratley quick set, works ok also but id like something more sticky to use. Is this stuff sticky to the touch when applying ?
     
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    i'm looking for something i can use to stick starpolyps to glass with - will this work?
     
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    Why not try superglue gel ?
     
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    is it safe to use? theres some pretty hectic chemicals in superglue
     
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    Its perfectly fine, anyone and everyone uses it including me
     
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    ok cool :)
     
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    Hey Guys,

    I used this the other night and it is NOT sticky. rocks would simply fall off! I was only trying to bind a small piece of LR to a big piece and it didnt work
     
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    superglue GEL is great if you can take things out the water and dry them for a short while. It's also safe to use directly on corals.

    Reef epoxy by boston aquafarms is also a good product for aquascaping. It dries much faster than pratleys putty
     
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    Hey Guys

    I'm using it aswell and yes it's true NOT sticky but i use superglue gel with it hold it for about 30sec and it sticks but i think pratley putty quickset is the best

    Just my 2cents
     
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    so the gel wil set underwater if i want to attach a sheet of pollyps?
     
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    ive used this underwater and had no problem, i only have to clean the small area im going to stick properly, i brush the rock with a tooth brush first
     
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    This is awsome stuff, only sue it as it does not have that little disolving thing you get with prattleys
    I found it works best to mix it well and let it stand a bit before using, to firm it up a bit, otherwise it is quite soft and struggles to keep rocks together.
     
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    pop it in the mircowave for 10 seconds guys do your thing hold it place under water for 30seconds and report back your findings :)
     
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