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Old 06-20-2013, 02:21 PM   #1
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Redoing live rock

I'm going to have to move my tank soon and I want to redo the rock.

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There is my tank shot. Any ideas or tips? Maybe glue that actually works? Or drilling holes and adding pvc?

Thought about 2 "mountains" one on each end.
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Old 06-20-2013, 03:18 PM   #2
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Stupid question alert...is it recommended to glue the rock? I currently have mine stacked, but not glued...
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Old 06-20-2013, 03:20 PM   #3
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Me too. I like to move the rock around so they think they're swimming further. Ha ha
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Old 06-20-2013, 03:25 PM   #4
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Probably not "recommended" but neither is rocks falling in the tank. & I have an engineer that likes to dig so I need to do something. I know they make glue for it just want some advice from people who has done it. Or a better idea??
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Old 06-20-2013, 03:59 PM   #5
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I've sourced quite a few (frag) glues especially for corals. I can't see that any would be harmful but think the curing is important part.
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Old 06-21-2013, 02:24 AM   #6
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There are some aqua scape designs with rocks that need to be glued. It will give you peace of mind that they will not tumble while sand is being poured.
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Old 06-21-2013, 12:38 PM   #7
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I drilled mine and used 1/2 inch PVC. I love it. I made some nice arches as such. Let me see if I can get some pics.
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Old 06-21-2013, 12:48 PM   #8
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We only had each rock out for 5 to 10 minutes to do this. The rock was soft, it drilled quickly.
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Old 06-21-2013, 11:44 PM   #9
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I've really been wanting to try that PVC pipe stacking too
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Old 06-22-2013, 02:34 AM   #10
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I cant bring myself to glueing my rocks together. Im not sure that i want the rockscape to be the same forever so im hesitant to glue them. But if you like your scape and want to keep it that way forever the go for it.
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