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Old 08-25-2005, 08:10 PM   #1
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large conch

While I was vacationing in Jamaica, I bought a large conch (sp?) from a street vendor that I though might be neat in my 30 gallon cube tank (fish/lr/inverts). My mother brought up the idea that perhaps something that the shell might have been treated with (to make it glossy or something) might leach into my tank water and mess with the chemistry. Does anyone have any insight on this? I don't know what could possibly be done to it, I didn't think of it at the time.

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Old 08-25-2005, 08:18 PM   #2
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ive seen on tv shows that a lot of them do spray shells with lacqure to make them shiny i dont know if just boiling the shell would do or not i wouldnt add it untill you know for shure
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