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Old 08-23-2005, 12:14 AM   #1
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Skull in my fishtank...

Ive got this skull I got from Disneyland a long time ago. Any chance it will work in my fishtank by boiling it or something?

It was glow in the dark (it doesnt anymore), but it has since lost that ability.

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Old 08-23-2005, 12:20 AM   #2
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I am not sure that I would chance it....boiling it first is no guarantee against it having toxic componants that could leach into the tank water as it deteriorates (likely to do so since it was not originally intended for submerged use).
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I'd have to agree with Toirtis. I'd be concerned about what would come out of it. Especially paint or the flourescent product that used to make it glow. You can buy fake skulls for aquarium use at the lfs.
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Ok, just wondering. I'll heed your advise and not use it. Thanks
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also boiling plastic is not such a good idea.
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Plastic skulls are cheap too, my avatar is actually a decoration in my tank from petsmart.
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Then again, it was probably designed to be chewed on by children..so it may be safe.
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I would worry about the stuff that made it glow in the dark.
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i believe that the glow in the dark product is inbuilt in the plastic.

not sure though.
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