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Driftwood refuses to sink

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I bought this gorgeous peice of driftwood. It is 24" long, 5 inches wide and 12" tall. I mounted it to a peice of slate and put it in my aquarium. I then covered the slate with 3 inches of gravel and about 10 pounds of river rocks. The wood still floats.

I really love this peice of wood and want to use it. Can you guys think of anything to weigh it down enough.

My dad wants to use lead? Maybe drill holes in the back and stuff it up. Does that sound doable?

or could i get a tile sized peice of lead, and use that like the slate tile?

Any ideas on where i can get lead?
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get a larger piece of slate from home depo and atach it to the bottom
serjuanca88 said:
My questions:
Do you think the silicone would be strong enough to hold it down. Is there a better substance to use (ie epoxy, etc.)
Can you drill through marble with a masonary bit?

Not to mention, do you think my above idea will work?
I have used marble tiles and you can accually drill it with a regular drill bit. I know your not supposed to, but it does work
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