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Please help with waterfall construction
#1
OK...I am making a waterfall using GS foam,slate and golfball size pebbles.So i procedded to shape the gs foam into desired waterfall shape first this dtuff is horrible to work with really sticky.second i couldnt anchor the rocks right so they began to fall and eshape the waterfall what a mess.Well my question is can silicone the rocks in the coco fiber i began to put on the gs foam didnt stick.So what can i use to stick the cocofiber to the foam that is not toxic for the dart frogs?second is aquarum silicone made by perfecto aquariums ok for gluing in the rocks?
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#2
hmmm i would say that the silicone is okay as long as they cant ingest it and u let the tank set for at least 48 hours before inserting frogs.
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#3
When we use the spray foam, we prefer to use either, Touch 'n Foam (black) or Becketts Pond and Waterfall Foam.
Both of these products are much easier to use than Great Stuff. Both will be tack free in 30 minutes, and cured in 5 hours.



Quote:Well my question is can silicone the rocks in the coco fiber i began to put on the gs foam didnt stick.So what can i use to stick the cocofiber to the foam that is not toxic for the dart frogs?

I don't understand your question.
We use a food grade silicone (GE IS 800 series) in the vivariums.
The Perfecto Aquarium silicone is fine for sticking rocks, could also be used for adhearing the coco fiber to the Great Stuff.
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#4
any ideas on spreading the silicone?and wll the coco fiber eventually fall of as water will keep running down it?Thanks for the replies
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#5
Gloves and fingers, ar the easiest way to spread the silicone.

Initially some of the coco fiber will fall off if it is not embedded in the silicone. I'm guessing that over time that the coco fiber will 'wear' away with water consitantly moving over it.
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