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I think I saw this done in a thread on a tank set up but I can't seem to find it again. Does this work? I have a large odd shaped piece of driftwood I want to attach moss and I don't think thread would work. My next thought was to drill some small holes and use doweling to hold some mesh down over the moss. Any ideas or comments.
Thanks Dawn
 

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The moss that has glue directly on it won't live, and it might be rather messy, but I bet it would work well enough. Superglue is aquarium safe - I used to use it to glue coral frags on rocks at my old job. Even just squirting it underwater works.

For tricky pieces of driftwood I've also used a staple gun. Before too long the staples rust over and you can't even see them - and so far I've done it in LOTS of tanks and never seen a problem.
 

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Thanks Lori!

You can also get the really long staples and use a non-electric gun so the staple doesn't go in all the way, and then slide rhyzomes and roots under it - works great for anubias or java fern :) Just tap it in firmly afterwards, being careful not to crush the rhyzome.
 

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I was thinking about this superglue thing as well....


what about riccia and other similar plants? I have always figured that staples would work good but the glue thing is something else.
 

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I have tried it with riccia and it will not work becasue the riccia in contact with the glue dies, and the rest floats to the top. I bet it would work with moss though since dead moss isn't as delacate as dead riccia that just turns to mush.
 
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