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Old 04-17-2013, 12:08 PM   #1
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Silver coins in a DT

I have a few old silver ions, not old or rare enough to worth much than face value, but I still think they r pretty cool, if I rinsed them well could I put them in my tank? Would they affect the params? Thaks
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putting unknown metals in your tank will be very hazardous. If you did want to add them to your tank, you'd need a special polymer to coat the coins to make them aquarium safe. I believe the polymer is very expensive and could distort the image of your coins. I would say no, unless you want to go through all that trouble.
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If they're silver ... just silver... then they'll be harmless to aquatic life.

If they are U.S. silver dollars ... then they're worth about $22 a piece ... (but I'm with you, they'd make better decor than they'd be worth for just a few coins.)
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