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Old 12-29-2011, 11:46 PM   #1
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What is a safe glue for a repair

I have an almost new plastic plant that became detached from it's base. It is one of those black, fake rock, weighted bases. The hole is too big to hold the stem and it was glued (can still see a lump of glue) to hold it to the fake rock base. Obviously, this one wasn't glued enough. So what is an aquarium safe glue I could use to fix it? Also how long does any recommended glue need to cure before it can safely go back in the tank.

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Epoxy, superglue, silicone (with no mildew/mold inhibitors). Let it cure until it doesn't smell... or 48 hours, whichever is longer.
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Thanks. The glue that had been there looks like epoxy and I have some, so I'll do that.
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U can use any "gel" superglue & put it immediately back in tank, u can even use it in the tank underwater. Just don't let water suck back in or it'll harden ur tube when done.
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That's great to know ClamSnorkler! Thanks.
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