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Old 09-04-2004, 11:56 PM   #1
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Well, my capnella tree is shedding alot of its branches off, quite abit are afloat it the water, I was wondering, what can I do to get them to grow on another piece of rock?? I didnt cut off the limbs, they are just coming off. What shall I do? BTW, I change my main light timer to make it so they arent on for very long, and that pesky algae that grows qite abit in a few days is dying off! The main light turn on 10am and goes off about 8-9pm, is that alright?
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Old 09-05-2004, 12:18 AM   #2
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Attach them to a small peice of lr with super glue gel. Some times you can find a crevice in some lr that will make a perfect home.
You are ok on the lights.
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Old 09-05-2004, 12:25 AM   #3
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Are you sure that super glue is ok for the aquarium? I dont really trust super glue LOL Just seems kinda odd
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Old 09-05-2004, 12:29 AM   #4
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It needs to be the gel type 8)
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I have used it many times with no problems...
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It is fine for the tank. Just mske sure you do the joining underwater so the glue doesn't burn the coral.
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Old 09-05-2004, 08:51 AM   #7
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check out this site
http://garf.org/algae2/stony.html
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I bought a capnella frag about three weeks ago and it has grown so fast that I have already fraged it once myself. Take out the rock you want to attatch it to and dry the spot where you want it. Get the gel form of super glue and glue it on. Let it set for a couple of minutes to cure a bit and back in the tank. Works great...Lando
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Are you sure that super glue is ok for the aquarium? I dont really trust super glue LOL Just seems kinda odd
Make sure that "contains cyanoacrylate" appears somewhere on the packaging. That's what makes it safe for use in the tank. If it doesn't have it, don't buy it. I would try and get the super thick gel if available and avoid ones that just say superglue. If it's not a gel, it will not work.

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The toothpick method of sticking it through the stalk and then the toothpick into a rock works quite well.
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