Holding Down Floating Veggies

Discussion in 'Fish Food' started by THE HABITAT, Aug 6, 2017.

  1. THE HABITAT

    THE HABITATWell Known MemberMember

    Aside from getting a veggie clip has anyone got any other clever ideas for holding down a cucumber or any other veggie that will float to the surface... I used a kabob skewer that held it down well in my 8.8 but was wondering a good solution to feeding my rubberlip in my 55....Thanks
     
  2. tunafax

    tunafaxWell Known MemberMember

    I use a weight and just let it sink to the bottom.

    Ironically I use the veggie clip as the weight lol.


    Edit: you can also pin it down with a magnet sponge.
     
  3. Prism

    PrismWell Known MemberMember

    I use a rubber band onto a rock, and it works fine. Hope you can figure it out.
     




  4. OP
    OP
    THE HABITAT

    THE HABITATWell Known MemberMember

    I was thinking about getting 2 small but strong enough magnets to hold them down...but would it be safe for the inhabitants
     
  5. California L33

    California L33Well Known MemberMember

    If you blanche them they will sink by themselves. I do that with spinach for my snail.
     
  6. el337

    el337Fishlore LegendMember

    I use bamboo skewers or a stainless steel fork.
     
  7. Dropszecolorlord

    DropszecolorlordValued MemberMember

    id use a fork
     
  8. 2211Nighthawk

    2211NighthawkFishlore VIPMember

  9. Grimgore

    GrimgoreNew MemberMember

    Yeah..boiling water helps with the sinking..works a treat for speeding up drift wood water logging process too.
     
  10. Fanatic

    FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    I don't use forks, because I'm not sure they are safe.
    Mine are 100% steel forks, and weigh a ton.
     
  11. OP
    OP
    THE HABITAT

    THE HABITATWell Known MemberMember

    i seen the long marshmellow skewers a little while back that are nice n long so hopefully i can still find em....forget what store tho...thanks for the responses!!
     




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