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Cyanoacrylate based super glue is safe, it will even cure underwater. I have always felt that it was better to cure partially before submersing, mentally I felt it seemed to hold better.

Lots of saltwater enthusiasts use it to adhere very sensitive corals, even curing underwater.

Handy stuff!
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post #2237 of 2997 (permalink) Old 12-10-2012, 11:49 PM
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Cyanoacrylate based super glue is safe, it will even cure underwater. I have always felt that it was better to cure partially before submersing, mentally I felt it seemed to hold better.

Lots of saltwater enthusiasts use it to adhere very sensitive corals, even curing underwater.

Handy stuff!
Any brand names off the top of your head?
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Bill i want to set up more plants tanks
so im sure i want to visit ur house
just let me know when is ur next big trimming day
i can bring tiger shrimps and those tiger endlers

i have a empty fluval ebi tank , i will start fisiden emersed here
give me 2 weeks Jimmy, then any plant in my tank that you like, is yours. everything will need a trim by then....LOL
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Any brand names off the top of your head?
dude, seriously, the best stuff i have used was the dollar store brand. i live by it. and really, at a buck for 3 tubes, you can't beat it. i use it in my tanks, my vivs, for cuts, when my wife won't shut up, ect. it makes an awesome band aid (the reason it was invented) for smaller cuts. works great on large cuts too, if you can handle the burning....LOL
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if anyone sees HC for sale anywhere, please let me know. i prefer local, i hate shipping plants in the winter. thanks all!
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Fluval 5 tank at work ...
i want to find red blood baloon molly for this tank


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Loctite Duro Quick Gel has been recommended in the saltwater community, Walmart, Lowes, Home Depot should have it.

I personally have used whatever was on hand without issue... however, if you are doing the "squeeze" underwater, gel is almost a must unless you want a mess.

I like the Hobbytown USA store brand stuff in "extra thick" formula.
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post #2243 of 2997 (permalink) Old 12-12-2012, 02:33 AM
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Thanks for all the info guys. I'll likely just do 4 or 5 pieces of anubias at a time with the super glue out of the water. If it dries quickly enough then it shouldn't be a problem doing it outside the tank. Dollar store super glue, here I come.
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Thanks for all the info guys. I'll likely just do 4 or 5 pieces of anubias at a time with the super glue out of the water. If it dries quickly enough then it shouldn't be a problem doing it outside the tank. Dollar store super glue, here I come.
the gel does leave less white crap on the wood. get the gel!!!
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Got Loctite, brush on super glue. It was the only thing walmart had in stock so I grabbed it. I'm sure it will be fine...just gonna need to brush on a good amount.
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Got Loctite, brush on super glue. It was the only thing walmart had in stock so I grabbed it. I'm sure it will be fine...just gonna need to brush on a good amount.
steve, ya gotta go to the arts and craft section. that's where they keep the good adhesives....lol
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steve, ya gotta go to the arts and craft section. that's where they keep the good adhesives....lol
Haha...guess I'll stop by again tomorrow on my way home from work.
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now i put my lego rack outside of my house
i dont know i want to keep it or not
i dont have a dehumidifier
if i run it without a dehumidifier, Mold growing all of its acrylic surface... pretty mess lol
i also have all part of pvc pipe and water pump...



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also removing these sponge filters
i hate them
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post #2250 of 2997 (permalink) Old 12-18-2012, 02:59 PM
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Joon,

If you are selling that equipment, it would be perfect timing for me. I'm getting situated to build out a fish room and am ready to pull the trigger on three racks worth of 10g tanks.

Please let me know!
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