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Old 05-21-2011, 07:20 PM   #1
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Whats safe to use for plant weights?

I was wondering what I can use to anchor a plant in a hole in my driftwood that's not harmful/toxic for my aquarium.
I've seen lead bands on plants.
What's good n safe?

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Those weights are not lead and are safe. What kind of plant, can you tie it in place?
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I am not sure what they are made of but it is not lead and safe...they use it for fishing weights too...mandated by the government.
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Lead is safe.... but I believe what you usually see is a zinc alloy

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My plants are always floating around the tank cause I always end up putting them in loose. So hard to push them into the gravel and cover the base using one hand !

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