View Full Version : should i put frags on rubble?

07/15/2010, 07:53 AM
i just upgraded to a 40b from a 20l, in the 40 i do not have sand right now. some of the frags move quite a bit without having the sand to keep them still, so i am thinking about putting them on live rock rubble so they do not move around so much until i get a sandbed in. do you think that they would be happy?

07/15/2010, 07:54 AM
this is for acans, zoas/palys, a trumpet, and favias

07/15/2010, 08:14 AM
I glue all of mine to rubble with superglue gel. Then if need be I glue the piece of rubble to a larger rock. That way I can break it off later if I want to change the location.

07/15/2010, 10:59 AM
rubble should be fine.

07/15/2010, 11:02 AM
yup, no problems there. If you glue the rubble to a final place on the rock and it's an encrusting type (zoa, acan, etc.) lay a smoothed transition piece of epoxy putty around the rubble so it blends with the rock below. This will make it easier for the new growth to spread over time.