Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 05-11-2004, 07:20 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Addict
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Iowa
Posts: 1,437
Mr. Sticky's Underwater glue is NOT good for reef rocks

I tried glueing a piece of tonga to another rock with Mr. Sticky's today.

Toothpaste would have worked better, would have smelled a heck of a lot better too. the Mr. Sticky's was completely, absolutely worthless for glueing these rocks together and did not stick one iota. It literally almost fell off. It stinks like epoxy too. It has an ingredient known by the state of CA to cause cancer.

Thus endeth my unpleasant experience with Mr. Sticky's underwater glue.

The flattering email sent to Bob Fenner by the sticky people therefore seems a bit grand (text below from wetwebmedia) although they probably meant it for plastics or whatever.

Following text is from this link: http://www.wetwebmedia.com/corlpropfaqs.htm

Mr. Sticky's® Underwater Glue
Dear Robert,
I noticed your website through a search at yahoo and would like to let
you know about a new epoxy which is stunning most experts. Mr. Sticky's®
Underwater glue has three major breakthroughs:
1. It is very sticky underwater (salt or fresh)
2. It has very strong bonds to Plastic as well as glass, metal, ceramic
3. It is not rigid, so resists bond failure due to
shrinkage/expansion/vibration etc.
Duke University has tested it in conjunction with Coral and found that
it caused no tissue degradation. It is also currently being tested by
scientists at the Florida Keys Sanctuary, Mole, Cheju Island in Korea
and Eilat in Israel. It has also passed the bioassay for fish safety.
You may want to check our website at http://www.underwaterglue.com, we
would also be pleased to send you a sample for testing.
Most of our customers love the glue because there are so few failures
after initial bonding. You can fix very small parts, wet or dry.
Kind Regards,
Art Quinn, MSI
<Okay... will post your note to the WWM site... and you may kindly send along a sample for our anecdotal testing (we have a 4k gallon pilot culture/experimental facility here) to:
10251 Thanksgiving Lane
San Diego, CA 92126
Thank you, Bob Fenner>

snapcrackler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2004, 11:02 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 5,832
Send a message via Yahoo to quarryshark
Thanks for the heads up.
quarryshark is offline   Reply With Quote

glue, ick, reef, reef rock, rock, rocks

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Using glue underwater? SeeDemTails Saltwater Reef Aquaria 3 10-01-2006 08:40 PM
Underwater Glue zacdl Saltwater Reef Aquaria 7 07-03-2005 05:22 PM
Underwater glue? mgnum21 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 05-23-2005 07:39 PM
What glue works underwater? austinsdad Saltwater Reef Aquaria 3 11-15-2004 04:34 PM
Mr. Sticky's Underwater glue? snapcrackler Saltwater Reef Aquaria 4 05-17-2004 04:01 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:05 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.