- - Java moss
|southafrica1001 ||06-21-2008 08:43 AM |
hey my lfs is ordering some java moss for me and i wanted to tie it to some driftwood or coconut, what wire is safe to do this with? thanks :D
|Amphitrite ||06-21-2008 08:47 AM |
I used some fishing nylon to tie mine on.
|southafrica1001 ||06-21-2008 08:53 AM |
thanks for the quick reply :D do you now where fishing nylon can be found? i know its a silly question but do you think it would be in a hardware store?
|Amphitrite ||06-21-2008 08:56 AM |
I'm not sure about across the pond, but here in the UK I think it would only be found in a fishing shop. Another alterntive would be nylon thread which you could probably get in a more general store :)
|southafrica1001 ||06-21-2008 09:03 AM |
thanks ill look around. ill look around for any shops selling fishing equipment and see what i can get, if not ill try the nylon thread. thanks :D do you think the mesh that people use for a moss background would also work, if i was to bend it around a coconut or something along that lines? i don't really want to use metal incase it messes with my water
|Amphitrite ||06-21-2008 09:05 AM |
I don't see any reason why mesh wouldn't work, as long as it not wrapped round too tightly. What's the mesh made of - is it flexible?
|cajunmomof4 ||06-21-2008 09:18 AM |
I used mesh and sewed the moss on with a needle and nylon thread.
|southafrica1001 ||06-21-2008 09:23 AM |
im not sure what the mesh is made from ill do some research into it. i think ill try thr nylon thread though as both you have used it if not something similar. thanks :D
|cajunmomof4 ||06-21-2008 09:25 AM |
I used the craft mesh in the sewing dept. Its just a soft plastic and lots of people use it in their tanks. It even comes in green.
|southafrica1001 ||06-21-2008 09:30 AM |
ok thanks :D is nylon thread see through ? i know i have a time of clear wire and was wondering if it is the same thing?
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