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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-02-2013, 06:38 PM Thread Starter
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Are long tweezers hard to use?

I have a 24" deep tank and need to find something a little longer for foreground planting than my 6 inchers. Found some 24" ones, and don't mind getting my hands wet, but would like to get long ones as well.

Are these harder to use when they are really long?
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Are long tweezers hard to use?

It's easier if you use it to pick up dead leaves. Using a 24" to situate plants is another story.

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Crud. I think my cheapo planting tongs from Petsmart are about shot. I may just have to buy me another one of those, then. At least they are cheap!
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Could 10"-12" planting tongs/tweezers work for you? You can get some fine-pointed ones on eBay for under $10 that work really well and don't take a ton of effort to squeeze.
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In my opinion the best for planting are 8 - 10" pincettes, the super pointy ones.
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Looks like my target range is 8 to 12 inches for tweezers. Thanks!
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These are the ones. I got like 5 of them on fleabay shipped for 12 bucks.
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