Reef glue

Discussion in 'Frags' started by rickzter, Oct 31, 2005.

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  1. rickzter

    rickzter Torch Coral

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    Ok, there are so many out there that I must ask the question... what is the best glue to glue frags to live rock? I have tons of small frags that keep falling off where I place them and need these guys to stay put.

    Thanks in advanced!

    -Enrique
     
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  3. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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  4. Gresham

    Gresham Great Blue Whale

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  5. minibowmatt

    minibowmatt Plankton

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    I have used the ZAP gel with great success, but I personally love the Loctite Gel. it is cheap and very gooey! I also use a ZAP-a-Gap (for models) for things on reef plugs. it is cheaper than the gels, and since reef plugs are more or less smooth, it works great and sets FAST!
     
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    APC Gigas Clam

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    Don't use Aquastick Epoxy. I used that stuff about 3 months ago. It drove my Protein Skimmer crazy for like a week...what a mess. .
     
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    Jay Teardrop Maxima Clam

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  9. Area 51 Exotics

    Area 51 Exotics 3reef Sponsor

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    I agree with Gresham, Bob Smith's glues are great! I prefer the Maxi-Cure in conjunction with the Insta-Set. Sets almost instantly, minimizing exposure to the air.
     
  10. somethingfishy

    somethingfishy Purple Spiny Lobster

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    My favorite glue is Duro Super Glue Gel. I have tried using several different super glue gels and this one seems to set the best underwater. If you want to glue your frags underwater make sure you purchase a Gel super glue. Regular super glue will just dissipate in the water.
     
  11. Fishez

    Fishez Bristle Worm

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    Super glue gel works good, Thats what they use at my LFS.
     
  12. rickzter

    rickzter Torch Coral

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    I just purchased Zap gel for pretty cheap, gonna try it on a small frag soon. I'll keep you guys posted.