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Re: [APD] Anubias to driftwood ?
How about monofiliment fishing line?
I'd try the lightest line such as 4 lbs test line. You can get it in clear
and would be rather difficult to see underwater. Also, it won't breakdown
for a very long time. MarkB.
----- Original Message -----
From: "S. Hieber" <shieber at yahoo_com>
To: "aquatic plants digest" <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
Sent: Monday, April 05, 2004 3:44 AM
Subject: Re: [APD] Anubias to driftwood ?
> It might be a case of the knotting rather than what to use.
> But anything that holds the plant to the wood will do.
> Cotton thread is nice because it breaks down after a while
> and fishing line tends to remain of ages. A rubber band is
> even shorter lived than cotton but it should not be very
> tight, lest it squeeze the plant too much -- although
> anubias plants are pretty tough.
> I've used all three and like the rubber bands best and
> fishing line least.
> Just my own limited experience,
> Scott H.
> --- DEAN & MELISSA WILLIAMS <DMWILLIAMS at bigpond_com> wrote:
> > Hi from downunder
> > How do you attach Anubias to driftwood ?
> > I have tried fishing line but it became loose before the
> > roots take hold any advice welcome.
> S. Hieber
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