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Old 10-05-2005, 12:02 AM   #1
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Driftwood issue with sand

OK I have a vertical standing driftwood -- kinda of Y Shaped. It is screwed at the bottom to shale(sp?). I think because of this shape, it never sinks. I had this in my tank when I had gravel and I had put it in the gravel and made it to stand and it was fine. Now, after being in water for 4 months, it is still not water logged? But now that I have sand as substrate , it refuses to stay in the sand and gets "uprooted" if you will , no matter how hard I try to make it stand in the sand.

Any suggestions ? Anything similar to plant weights or something that I can use to make it stand in the tank ?
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Maybe a couple of rocks?
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Bigger piece of slate and rocks on top of it-Anne
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perhaps weigh it down with the flat sort of river rocks and cover that with the sand.
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This may be a pain in the butt with a filled tank, but I read somewhere about siliconing suction cups to the bottom of the slate and pushing the suction cups into the glass.
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you could put it in a bucket (I don't know how big the piece is) and pour boiling water over it or boil it if it's small enough!
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rocks did the trick --- after it was done i felt so stupid not to think of it before .AA Tto rescue again !! :P:P
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