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  1. Default My haul from a local estate sale...


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    Well in light of my tank redux plans I went to an estate sale that touted a bunch of aquaria supplies etc. Most looked like old junk and there were a few aquariums that were overpriced but I was looking for rocks and wood and that is what I found.

    1 Small Mopani 10"
    1 large Mopani 20"
    1 hardwood drift wood 12"
    1 hardwood drift wood 8x5"
    2 large red lava rocks
    1 large red 6x8x1 slate

    30 bucks

    I also have a large black lava rock. I now have the media in which to attach my low light plants when the time comes. Obviously these were used in a tank some time ago. Does anyone have any recommendations on treating these before I use them?

    Should I give them a mild bleach bath the boil them?
    Mike
    120g Mixed Reef In Progress
    120g Reef Journal
    55g Freshwater - Out of Service
    My 55g Tank Remodel Project
    72g Bowfront -Out of Service

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    Merry Christmas Douglas - Taurus Please enjoy this holiday hog! - Trillianne Have a super christmas! - Aeonflame Congrats on 1 year! - andreahp Congrats on 1 year! - jeffs99dime 
    Happy One-Year! - Rue Happy New Year! - ~firefly~ Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 No Message - 850R Now THAT was a nice quiet beer... But now that we have had another... Let's go break stuff!! :-P - 850R 
    Thanks for the rep/compliments! - mojosodope Thanks for the rep the other day, cheers - Cliff ...they go with snow, right? - ~firefly~ Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ 
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    Bargain!!
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tartan Skirt Wearer
    Bargain!!
    What he said

    I am not sure it will be an issue but you give them a soak in a 10% bleach solution followed by a dechlor water soak if you wish. Or a solid rinse may be fine also.. Your call.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

    A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.

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    Join Date
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    Merry Christmas Douglas - Taurus Please enjoy this holiday hog! - Trillianne Have a super christmas! - Aeonflame Congrats on 1 year! - andreahp Congrats on 1 year! - jeffs99dime 
    Happy One-Year! - Rue Happy New Year! - ~firefly~ Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 No Message - 850R Now THAT was a nice quiet beer... But now that we have had another... Let's go break stuff!! :-P - 850R 
    Thanks for the rep/compliments! - mojosodope Thanks for the rep the other day, cheers - Cliff ...they go with snow, right? - ~firefly~ Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~ 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Merry Christmas - mommy1 Merry Christmas - KingFisher Happy New Year - mommy1 Thanks! - pRED 

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    I think 850 should get a prize for 'subtle scottish jibes'
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by IRN-BRU
    I think 850 should get a prize for 'subtle scottish jibes'
    I don't know about 'subtle' . . . But, I do know you wouldn't have it any other way.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

    A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.

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    Man....That's a good deal. That Swahala piece in the bottom left of pic usually runs 20-30 dollars by itself, at least.

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