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Thread: help!!!

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    I made a big boo boo today, brought some tropical grasses home and decided to treat them for snails first.

    I part filled a bowl with boiling water and salt then as I ran to check on what my little one was doing I asked my partner to top the rest up with cold.
    She missheard me and filled the rest of the bowl from the kettle.

    When I came back in I dropped the plants in the bowl and instantly heard the hissing sound as they got scalded in the water :(

    I poured them out onto the drainig board then instantly put them into the basin of Declor'd water I had but I fear all is lost.

    Is there any point in planting them now or should I chuck them out and get more?

    Cheers, chris
    Used to try and keep track of my fish here.....

    Ran out of room and time!!!

    Instead I'll tell you the best piece of fishkeeping equipment ever....... Algae Scrubber :)

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    Yes its worth a try. I have accidentally bleached plants. Not long mind you, and most of them dropped all their leaves and grew new ones.

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    Maybe one of the Mods would move this post to a more appropriate board?
    And delete my suggestion?
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