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Old 07-30-2006, 05:57 PM   #1
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Gluing rocks together

I've got a small cluster of xenia's on a small rock, about 2" long. Its small enough that it almost floats around from the current.

Plus my parrotfish keeps nibbling on the end of it, and flipping it over.

People have suggested using epoxy to adhere it to another larger rock.

I have some 15 minute expoxy - how long should I let it sit out in their air to dry? Or will it hold if I put the pieces together and set them back in the tank?

I don't want my xenia's out too long, or surely they'll die.

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I'd use super glue gel instead, it has worked countless times for me. I have the epoxy and think it's more of a pain than it's worth. With the super glue gel, you minimize time out of the water as well.

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Old 07-30-2006, 06:18 PM   #3
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Tried some already, it didn't hold - I'll give it another shot.
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Old 07-31-2006, 08:30 AM   #4
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I have found that with Super glue gel you may need to use the whole tube for larger pices of rock to get them to hold for you till stuff grows over it and it holds naturally .. HTH
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