[Coral-List] Best Non-Toxic Marine Epoxy?
massimo.ponti at unibo.it
Fri Mar 13 11:18:13 EDT 2015
Hi all, I used same epoxy (Subcoat S. Veneziani) for trasplanting
gorgonian in the Mediterranean Sea. This epoxy created very turbid
water and it may be toxic if used in aquaria without high water
renewal, while in the open sea the dilution prevent risks. For small
application in aquaria I would suggest Milliput.
At 10:15 13/03/2015, martina wrote:
>Following upon Shimrit: we used the same epoxy to work with the sponge
>Chondrilla nucula and we had no problem at all. The product was still on
>the marked one year ago.
>Il 12/03/15 12:36, Shimrit Perkol-Finkel ha scritto:
> > We've successfully used marine epoxy (Subcoat S. Veneziani) for
> > transplantation of fucoid algae. As the algae frond was successfully
> > encapsulated in the epoxy with no damage, I strongly believe it would be
> > great for coral restoration.
> > I got it in Italy at the time, hope you can find it or something similar.
> > Best,
> > Shimrit
> > On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 6:22 PM, Hannah Aichelman
> <hannahaichelman at gmail.com
> >> wrote:
> >> Hi Coral List,
> >> We are trying to find the best non-toxic marine epoxy that will be used to
> >> seal core plugs from recently drilled coral colonies (Siderastrea siderea
> >> and Pseudodiploria strigosa). Any ideas for the best options? We
> are trying
> >> not to use Z-SPAR because of potential toxicity to the coral.
> >> Thanks!
> >> Hannah
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