You Can Glue Plants Right?

Discussion in 'Aquarium Plants' started by AllySaturn, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. AllySaturnValued MemberMember

    You can glue plants to like a heavy rock right? I got a new tank and I'm going to glue the plants down to make life eisyer for me at the current place in my life. Also API liquid fertilizer should be good for the mm right?
     
  2. AWheelerWell Known MemberMember

    Yes, just make sure it is the correct type of super glue to use.
     




  3. AllySaturnValued MemberMember

    Kraut glue?
     




  4. AWheelerWell Known MemberMember

    I think it is called cyranoacrylic or something very similar.
     




  5. Tiny_TanganyikansWell Known MemberMember

    Super glue/gorilla glue works perfectly fine no need to buy fluval or marineland glue or some other expensive super glue with a different label. Its exactly the same. Cyanoacrylate. I've used both super glue and gorilla glue a thousand times to glue moss/anubias/ferns/bacopa etc. The gel is recommended because it's easier to work with. It pretty much instantly cures when it becomes submeresed. No need to let dry forever. I literally pull out wood/rocks/whatever glue the plant hold it for 15 seconds so it sticks and put it back in the tank filled with fish.
     
  6. -Mak-Fishlore VIPMember

    I used regular superglue, be careful because it turns white underwater, which can be unsightly.

    If you're talking about API leaf zone, it's not really a great fert to use on its own. It only contains potassium and iron, plants need many more other nutrients besides those two.
     
  7. allllienWell Known MemberMember

    Personally I'd use silicone (make sure it's the aquarium safe type though).
     
  8. AllySaturnValued MemberMember

    Yeah it's the leaf zone @-Mak- Any other suggestions?
     
  9. -Mak-Fishlore VIPMember

    What kind of lights? CO2?
     
  10. AllySaturnValued MemberMember

    Uhhh the led that came with the tank and what? I'm still new with plants sorry but somehow keep them alive. Pure luck I guess
     
  11. -Mak-Fishlore VIPMember

    Seachem flourish will work then!
     
  12. AllySaturnValued MemberMember

    I tried to get that but they had none!! Guess amazon will be my friend haha
     
  13. -Mak-Fishlore VIPMember

    Yeah there are a few others that have higher macro contents, as flourish has very low macros, but for a low tech tank flourish most likely work fine.
     
  14. AllySaturnValued MemberMember

    I only have anubias and moss balls
     
  15. -Mak-Fishlore VIPMember

    Flourish is completely fine then!
     
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