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Old 03-02-2012, 10:06 PM   #1
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I've only seen solid core PVC used in aquariums, but does anyone have any experience with/know if foam core pvc is marine tank safe?

Working on a DYI overflow for my non-drilled 125 gal build.
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I wouldn't use foam core in the case that it cracked on the inside or somehow the foam was in contact with the water. Would possibly polute your tank with toxins.
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Old 03-02-2012, 10:25 PM   #3
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Yes, in the application that I have in mind the foam core would be exposed to water on the ends. That's why I am asking.

Anyone know if the foam IS toxic?

Otherwise, I will err on the side of caution and not use it.

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