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Old 03-18-2004, 07:59 PM   #1
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how much copper?

My dear wife brought home a new fish for my tank, and put the copper flavored water in along with the fish. With a "Fastest" kit, I get .05 mg/l copper in the tank now (though it has been sitting for 15 minutes or so -- may not be that bad).

With mushroom coral, rose anemone, African star, cleaner shrimp, etc., how much copper does it take to be dangerous? How do I get rid of it?

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You get rid of it with water changes
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GAC will remove copper but I found the best way to remove copper is with Poly Pads. They turn blue to let you know the copper is being removed.
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How much copper can the inverts take? What level is safe?
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How much copper can the inverts take? What level is safe?
Nothing above NSW levels. For copper, the NSW level is .0001 ppm.

Hobbyist test kits can't measure that low.
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