Re: Cucumber holder

>From: bowkerg at NTU_EDU.AU (Gail Bowker)
>Date: Wed, 28 Aug 1996 10:29:03 +0930
>Subject: Anchoring food items
>>Your Clown Loaches will prefer the the cucumber to your Lobelia and 
>>Kribensis will probably not cooperate in protecting the plants. (They
>>can be kept together.) If you keep cucumber in the aquarium
>>continually, your plants will not be bothered.  In fact, the plants
>>will take on a "hue" that I have never had before using cucumber.  
>> Try_ ripe_ banana as a treat and alternative sometimes.
>I tried cucumber and banana the other day - both were a success 
>the cucumber became more relished after a day or two).
>How do people anchor these items in the tank?  I've seen food clips in 
>Mail Order Catalogue but was wondering if there was anything around 
>house I could use.


There is a clever cucumber holder available (from "That Fish Place") or 
you can just weight it down with a stone, piece of shale, etc. with a 
rubber band.  The banana sinks.

Enjoy your healthier fish and plants now.