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sorry, random silly question.
Can I use metal knitting needles to stake down cucumber/veg in the tank.
I know I shouldn’t use copper things, but these seem more aluminium coated?? 
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It really depends on the needles, using cutlery would be a better bet as they're all food grade usable.

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Yes, an old teaspoon is ideal.
You could just bite the bullet and buy a pair of screwcumbers for around a fiver. I got mine several years ago and got them for £2 in the sale...... ;)
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Sorry but I am a man and know nothing about knitting needles.  ROFL   ROFL   ROFL
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Stephen wrote: Sorry but I am a man and know nothing about knitting needles.  ROFL   ROFL   ROFL
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What about some lead weights? Most fish shops sell them to use with plants so why not on cucumber/veg? Or what about fishing weights with fishing line?
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wooden or plastic skewers work too

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A regular fork, easy to push food into the tines and it easy to lean against a rock or suchlike.
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I've been weighting them down with a terracotta ring from the bottom of those little plant baskets, using a food bag tie. It works fine, but a fork would be less of a faff.
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