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Old 02-20-2013, 10:28 AM   #1
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Coral keeps getting knocked off....

I just started putting coral up. I have a green start polyp and is attached to a little rock when i got it. Problem is the snails and crabs keep knocking it off. I have tried pushing it closer to the rock but still issues. Thoughts??? Is there a better way to attach them? Not sure how fast they attach to rock.
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:36 AM   #2
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I just started putting coral up. I have a green start polyp and is attached to a little rock when i got it. Problem is the snails and crabs keep knocking it off. I have tried pushing it closer to the rock but still issues. Thoughts??? Is there a better way to attach them? Not sure how fast they attach to rock.
You can glue it in place or use coral epoxy. Krazy glue gel works good and a lot also use this product as well.

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Will the glue stick when its in the water???? So glue on the coral then right on the rock?
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Yes the glue works under water. Get the gel it is easy to work with. Blow off any debris on the rock prior to glueing.
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Will the glue stick when its in the water???? So glue on the coral then right on the rock?
Yes it will stick under water. Use it all the time. Even in my freshwater tank when I glued plants to driftwood.
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Will the glue eventually break away or i would guess it will just grow around it?
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Will the glue eventually break away or i would guess it will just grow around it?
Corals will grow around it. Many use it with no issues. Your good to go.
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