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    How to stick rocks for aquascaping? SuperGlue or Silicon

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    Hi! All,

    Need some suggestions!
    Whats the best way to glue rocks to make hills that can be then placed inside a tank?
    Will super glue work or silicon?
    If silicon then which brand would you recommend and which colour (clear or black)?
    Thanks in advance for any pointers.
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    Saugata Banerjee

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    Re: How to stick rocks for aquascaping? SuperGlue or Silicon

    Silicon is stronger BUT is toxic until fully cured. Super glue not strong to glue rocks but can cure even submerse.

    For silicon, clear is easily available. Black silicone is hard to find in local hardware stores.

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    Re: How to stick rocks for aquascaping? SuperGlue or Silicon

    Thanks for the suggestion.
    Can you suggest some brands of Silicon which I can go for? Saw so many types of Silicon at the hardware store that got completely confused....


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    Re: How to stick rocks for aquascaping? SuperGlue or Silicon

    Best to get the glue provided by aquarium shops.

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    Re: How to stick rocks for aquascaping? SuperGlue or Silicon

    3M branded ones is ok.

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    Re: How to stick rocks for aquascaping? SuperGlue or Silicon

    Thanks a ton.


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    Re: How to stick rocks for aquascaping? SuperGlue or Silicon

    The expert uses filter wool placed between 2 rocks then apply liquid super glue to glue it.

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    Re: How to stick rocks for aquascaping? SuperGlue or Silicon

    Thanks dersuz. Thats indeed an interesting way to do it. Will try this for sure.


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