Thread: Aquarium Plant Tools
04-25-2013, 08:37 PM #1
Aquarium Plant Tools
Does anyone have any tools that they like? I am looking for a decent set of scissors and tweezers but have seen mixed reviews for about every set i look at. Really don't want to spend $50 for a set, but also am willing to spend more than $2
04-25-2013, 09:00 PM #2
Have to be careful when buying there though, lots of cheap ones that will rust up quick.
04-25-2013, 09:15 PM #3
Now these are UK prices but I have these:
Fluval Planting Tongs http://www.amazon.co.uk/RC-Hagen-110...planting+tongs
Fluval Scissors http://www.amazon.co.uk/Fluval-11076...luval+scissors
I've had them a year now and I have no complaints. The tongs have a nice flexion so you cannot "over-grip" a plant and crush it. I also use a little pair of cheap nail scissors for trimming grasses and small stems.
04-26-2013, 04:28 AM #4
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04-27-2013, 01:15 AM #6
Bought some stainless tweezers about 10 inches long because I thought planting would be easier but found out my fingers work best.
I also bought a small pair of scissors from the local pharmacy which cost $2.00 and they work well in combination with a shrimp net for catching the cuttings.Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..
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04-27-2013, 01:29 AM #7
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