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Old 10-26-2011, 10:28 AM   #1 
eatingganesh
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Question how to keep plants anchored

I had to go with plastic plants for the ease of care and despite the fact that I buried those suckers in a load of gravel, my snails have industriously upended them and sent them floating.

Is there any way to anchor them so that the snails can't upend them? I was thinking I could just affix them to heavy resin bases with some aquarium glue... would that work? any other suggestions?
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Old 10-26-2011, 03:26 PM   #2 
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You can tie them down to heavier rocks with fishing line or something of that nature. Thread doesn't work well, the water weakens it too much, but fishing line is a great choice. And with plastic plants you don't have to worry about tying it too tightly and severing the stems. I have used plastic twist-ties in the past in a pinch on real plants too. It's easier and far less permanent than aquarium glue. Probably cheaper too, unless you already have the glue.
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Old 10-26-2011, 07:44 PM   #3 
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I have one plastic bottom plant the i got for free and to keep it down i have wedged the gem stones in the plastic part. If u can get it where they wont pop out it works great, i havent had to redo mine...
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