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Old 08-31-2011, 12:34 PM   #1
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what's a good adhesive that bonds underwater?

Like the title says. I've tried a few and none have worked
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Have you tried CA, aka super glue use the jell the liquid spreads to fast
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Superglue or 100% silicone. When bonding two objects you should take them out of water to glue them. You could also look into coral fragg glue. But i would go with superglue
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Coraffix Gel or TLF AquaStick epoxy (Coralline Red or Stone Grey) depending on the exact situation. The epoxy can be applied in the water, the gel should be started out of the water but can be placed in the water immediately.
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I've used locktite gel superglue.. great results..
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Old 08-31-2011, 03:40 PM   #6
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Ill have to try the gel. What I need if for is attaching corals to rocks, I can obviously apply the glue outside of the water but then it immediately has to go into the water again. Will the gel work in this application?
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Old 08-31-2011, 04:51 PM   #7
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Ill have to try the gel. What I need if for is attaching corals to rocks, I can obviously apply the glue outside of the water but then it immediately has to go into the water again. Will the gel work in this application?
Yes I usually only pull out the base of the coral im attaching leaving the rest in water and apply the glue to therock im wanting to attach the frag to and place it back in.. the water helps cure the clue ..if the rock is dry go ahead and wet it first.. .. I usally try to hold it together for about 10 seconds then place where I want it.. hope that clarifys your question more then confuse you more ..
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D-D aquascape putty. By far and away the best product I've used. Superglue gel is useless in comparison.
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yes that clears it up thank you. where do you get the dd putty?
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I get it from my LFS, although as I'm assuming you are in the US, I'm not sure of the availability of D-D products over there?
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