Anchoring underwater lights


mrsclem

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So one set of my underwater lights gave out after 5 years. I was surprised they lasted that long. The company that made them has gone to remote control and I find that is the main reason for failure so ordered a different brand. Look the same but feel a little lighter. The only bad reviews were for the lights not staying anchored- they float! Suction cups don't stick well to algae.
Went with same method I have used in the past- lasted all 5 years. All you need is some cheap 4x4 tile and a roll of duct tape. I also sealed the threads on the lights with clear silicone as an added measure. Lights set flat on pond bottom and are easy to move around.
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Very clever! Whoever decided suction cups was a good idea has never seen a real pond I would guess!
 

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I used to ziptie them to rocks. It was kind of a pain, sometimes they'd roll over.
 
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Go to your local pet store or online and look for marine epoxy . rub the rock you want to stick the light to. then all you need is a dab of the epoxy its safe for fish and dryies underwater. I found its better to stick it to a loose rock so you can adjust them at any times . If you chose a Boulder once its stuck its done. you can break it free with damaging the light at least so dar so good.
 

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