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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-26-2006, 09:01 PM Thread Starter
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Is there another way to attach Java fern to something besides tieing it? If not what can be used to tie it? And can it be tied to a Terra Cotta Pot?

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You can tie it to terra cotta.

Some use rubber bands to attach it. I suppose super glue would work if you were very careful.

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I think the Rubber Band idea works. How will I know if it is attached or not? I dont want to leave the Rubber Band in there for so long!


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I use the rubber band method on my larger ferns. Basically I just pull up on the rubber band after a month or so and if the fern doesn't move, I remove the rubber band.

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Okay thanks. I am just worried bout how it will look on the pot. I will be burrying the pot 2 inches and that will leave 2-3 inches of extra space.


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Strings that match the terracota's color to camouflage should also work. I used black ones on my driftwoods and never bothered to remove them.

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Well I want to remove them because I dont like the look of rubber bands and I only have green ones lol. Thanks guys, very helpful!


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If it's on wood, I just stick them in with bobby pins or push pins.

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Well its on terra cotta so I think rubber band will be best. But thanks for the heads up. I do plan on adding some wood at one time and so I can do that!


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Yeah, I've rubber banded anubias and fern to ceramics before, and it works great. I was lazy and just let the rubber band rot off and then picked it up off the gravel during a water change. Works like a charm.

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Thats what I want to get is some anubias but no where around here sells any!


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At least you are in the US and can do mail order. Or maybe try the swap and shop. I'm sure someone will have some. I don't have that option, as it costs a fortune to get plants into Canada. I might try the aquariumplants.com service within Canada some time though.

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