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Old 03-19-2014, 08:29 PM   #1
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Building a cave with slate

I have some flat slate stones I found in my yard and cleaned them up really good. I want to know if there is an adhesive safe for fish that I can use to make a cave and cool formations out of them.
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Old 03-19-2014, 08:31 PM   #2
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100% pure silicone with no additives or actual aquarium silicone is safe and effective. OS.
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GE1 is what you want. I believe it's the one for windows and doors. Make sure it's the clear one.
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I would check at your lsf and ask for a product called holdfast. Or a rock glue. I WOULD NOT take a chance in going into a hardware store and asking for pure silicone or something. You can kill all your fish and know even know what happens. I've learned this from experience.
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The putty used in saltwater aquariums to hold rockwork and coral holds slate really strongly as well
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Old 03-19-2014, 11:43 PM   #6
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I would check at your lsf and ask for a product called holdfast. Or a rock glue. I WOULD NOT take a chance in going into a hardware store and asking for pure silicone or something. You can kill all your fish and know even know what happens. I've learned this from experience.
The silicone I recommended is/has been used many many many many times in the past and still to date is being used. I can 100% guarantee nothing bad will come from the clear GE1 Window and door silicone.
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The silicone I recommended is/has been used many many many many times in the past and still to date is being used. I can 100% guarantee nothing bad will come from the clear GE1 Window and door silicone.
+1 it's been holding my tank together since September. 0 issues.
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