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Old 04-21-2011, 06:24 PM   #1
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Brass plumbing

In my return there is a brass fitting screwed onto my pump it it is about 1 inch by 1 inch could this be harmful to my reef
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Brass is used in sw applications because it is corroded by sw. So, no harm will be done.
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What does that mean?It being corroded and releasing into the tank is ok?
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Sorry, meant NOT corroded.
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So everything should be completely fine but what if it us copper cause I'm not completely sure
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So everything should be completely fine but what if it us copper cause I'm not completely sure
I doubt its copper on a pump!!
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