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Old 10-15-2013, 12:30 AM   #1
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Glueing coral to rock??

Recently was given a few coral frags from a friend. Theres a total of 5 but 2 of them arent attached to a frag plug or piece of rock. Those two are a green acropora and a chalice (cant remember which one right this second) my question is can i glue these two to a small piece of rock? The acro has its base trunk but o wasnt sure if glue would harm it. Same goes with the chalice.
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Anything 100% cyanoacrylate. Just use minimal and avoid getting as much on it as possible.
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Old 10-15-2013, 01:10 AM   #3
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Thanks for the answer. Guess im gonna hold of until tm and buy coral glue
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Old 10-15-2013, 10:59 AM   #4
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Gel superglue. Wife gets it at the dollar store.
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Old 10-15-2013, 01:54 PM   #5
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Superglue and crazyglue are both cyanoacrylic glues. WAYYY cheaper that speciality LFS glue that is exactly the same.
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is this safe? i can't find the ingredients on this epoxy, plus it does say "not suitable for.....prolonged immersion in water"



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i also have some super glues by Scotch, except that the ingredients are: ethyl cyanoacrylate and hydroquinone. is this super glue safe?
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i also have some super glues by Scotch, except that the ingredients are: ethyl cyanoacrylate and hydroquinone. is this super glue safe?
Looks like same ingredients as super glue. Should be fine to use. Don't use the epoxy however.
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Regular superglue is way too runny. Get yourself some Loctite Ultra Gel Control (blue bottle).... works great. Available at Wally-World or most hardware stores for a few $$.

Amazon.com: Loctite 1363589, ULTRA Gel Control Super Glue, 0.14 oz: Arts, Crafts & Sewing

Cyanoacrylate superglue is safe to use in your tank, but it will cause your skimmer to go flat for a while.
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