Hot Glue: Save in the salt aquarium?

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Do you think Hot Glue is safe in the salt water aquarium?

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  3. I don't know, and/or dont care.

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    project5k

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    do you think that hot glue is safe for use in the salt water aquarium, please cast your vote, and post why you think the way you do.
     
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    Sorry project5k, I haven't ever tried it or thought of it in the tank. Come to think of it I don't even know what it is made of. Humm...
     
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    Ted Living one day at a time

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    its basically plastic isnt it. Just heats up and spreads where you want it.
     
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    Ted Living one day at a time

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    I cant believe you guys are out here talking about hot glue when you could be chatting about it instead
     
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    At this point, it's clear project5k has no interest in chatting with me.
     
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    project5k

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    really? i thought it was still a little murkey :mrgreen:

    oh and i chatted, i have witneses!
     
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    Ted Living one day at a time

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    you missed out on the chat again dcan. rc was there project cthegame me but no dcan
    even beano came by.
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    I'd guess that hot glue would be safe.

    I gotta upgrade my internet so I can get chat:grumble:
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    I vote safe.
     
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    AdeptMrSniffles I have a Blue Thumb

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    The LFS owner that fragged my paly's for me used hot glue to place the frag on a frag plug. She uses it for all her frags. She said you just have to be careful when you place it in the tank. Just make sure it's in a low flow area so no bubbles can collect under it or it'll lift the frag off the plug.
     
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    Grassman Learning on the fly!

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    I'm not sure if it's safe for saltwater or not. I know it is for freshwater as I have used in to make the slate hidding shack in this picture for my pleco. I was out of silicone & clay pots. Yes there are way too many baby fish in there. I breed freshwaters.
     

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    Ahhh I wish some one would invent a salt water pleco!!!!!:mrgreen:

    I had one that was over a foot long. They are awesome fish
     
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    Grassman Learning on the fly!

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    The one in my angel tank is about that big and he keeps trying to hide in the treasure chest. Only his head fits in it now but I guess "I can't see you, you can't see me" works for him. lol.
     
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    They would destroy our tanks!
     
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    Sounds like the hot glue is safe, but I still wouldn't want to use it without testing it somehow first. Then again, if there are epoxies that are fine, then i don't see why a glue gun would be any if at all worse.
     
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    well, if all goes to plan, i may find out tonight, depends on a few external factors, (errands i gotta run on the way home) if thoes go fast, then i may get a chance to try it, and if they take a long time, then it may have to wait till another day...
     
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    Tease.....
    Maybe. Maybe not.... :)
     
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    yea, well when your having to go to the grandparent's house and teach them how to get on the internet via dialup cause they refuse to pay for cable, and the dial in #'s keep comming up busy, and then they freak out and try and change the # but end up changing all the login credientials, you reallycant budjet the time it will take to fix, cause you dont know just how much the've messed up....
     
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    KidJ57 Struggling Reef Addict

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    It's like I always say, if your first computer was an abicus, you have no business "attempting" to get online :lol:

    Tactless Promo!
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