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Old 11-19-2012, 06:16 PM   #21
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You can use gelled superglue sold at the grocery or hardware store. They are all pretty much the same. I use the Weller brand.
And yes, you can glue down soft corals, I do it with mushroom polyps all the time. The trick is making a bead of superglue on the frag plug, then have your mushroom polyp face up on a paper towel, this dries the underside a bit. Then plunk the coral down on the bead of superglue. Give it a minute to set up in the air, the polyp won't care.
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Consider using shot glasses with some thin plastic mesh over it if you do not want to lose them. The mesh can be found from the fabric store. I plan to glue 2-3 upside down bottle caps onto a strip of plastic and put the netting over the soft coral frags.
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Consider using shot glasses with some thin plastic mesh over it if you do not want to lose them. The mesh can be found from the fabric store. I plan to glue 2-3 upside down bottle caps onto a strip of plastic and put the netting over the soft coral frags.
Just don't suffocate the polyps, they need water flow to exchange gases (breath).
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Just don't suffocate the polyps, they need water flow to exchange gases (breath).
This stuff is very open. It is like very large-hole plastic lace. I got the idea from GARF.
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This stuff is very open. It is like very large-hole plastic lace. I got the idea from GARF.
I get stuff like that for tank covers from BRS.
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