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Old 12-22-2014, 06:31 PM   #1
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new 9.5 gallon tank

Finally feel settled in my new apt so I deicided to get a fish tank. This is going to be my first planted tank. Pretty exiciting!
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You might want to remove the Abalone shell ??

It can raise PH and hardness of your tank water. IMHO


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Would boiling It and letting it soak separately help at all? Thanks for tip btw
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Nope. It dissolves over time. Boiling might just speed that up.

Besides, it looks odd in a FW tank. You could put it behind the tank ?

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The Only Way to Clean an Abalone Shell - Spearboard.com - The World's Largest Spearfishing Diving Boating Social Media Forum do you think bleaching it or cleaning it with acid would be ok? I really like that shell lol
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The Only Way to Clean an Abalone Shell - Spearboard.com - The World's Largest Spearfishing Diving Boating Social Media Forum do you think bleaching it or cleaning it with acid would be ok? I really like that shell lol
You can do whatever you want. Its your tank. Perhaps if you sealed it with silicone ??

Otherwise it WILL dissolve in FW. AFAIK

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