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Can I Use My Own Outdoor Gravel or Rocks in Aquariums?

2019/12/04· How to Test Rocks The principal danger of using your own outdoor gravel and stones in an aquarium is the possibility that they contain calcium, which can alter the pH of aquarium water.But before testing, make sure to

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9 Best Safe Rocks for Freshwater Aquarium Aqua Movement

2019/12/04· Fake rocks also give you a bit more leeway to achieve a specific look for your aquarium, which is good if you’re looking to theme your tank based on a particular color scheme. Your designs would not be compromised by weight or chemical compatibility issues that are usually encountered when using real rocks.

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Has Anyone Use River Rock In There Tanks My Aquarium Club

River rocks are not often sold at aquarium shops, but landscape suppliers have plenty of them. For aquarium use, some of the manufactured decorations sold in aquarium shops may be a better choice; driftwood can also be very

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Using rocks in fish tanks with a friendly forum and FAQ

2019/09/19· When using river stones it is recommended that you use a silicone adhesive that is safe for use in aquariums to secure the rocks to one another. This prevents cave-ins that can be harmful to unsuspecting fish seeking refuge within.

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How do I properly test and clean river rock for my aquarium

2010/07/02· Yup, hot water will certainly kill off any nasties that might be lurking on the rocks. Boiling water would be better. There is nothing on earth that can survive boiling water. [said very loosely, but you get the idea] Some people will recommend a solution of bleach/water (1:19 ratio), but I personally do not like this approach, not saying it is bad, I just don't like the idea.

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Rocks For Use In The Aquarium Tropical Fish Forums

2007/08/01· Rocks There are a lot of rocks to avoid in the fresh water aquarium, these include Ores (rocks containing metal) & Calcareous (rocks containing Calcium) these shouldn't generally be used for fresh water tanks. As a rule of thumb, test the rock with an acid to see if it fizzes. If it does then...

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Aquarium Safe Rocks YouTube

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Stacking Rocks in Your Aquarium RateMyFishTank

2020/09/01· Before you actually move on to stacking the rocks in your aquarium, you need to think about what type of rock you want to use. There are many different options to choose from including smooth river rocks, porous lava rock, flat

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Aquascaping with river rocks

2019/09/19· Aquascaping with River Rocks Advice by Jan, keeping fish since 1995 Brief Description This article is devoted to river rocks in fish tanks; Especially to safety and tips. If you came here searching for online suppliers of aquarium

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Using rocks in fish tanks with a friendly forum and FAQ

2019/09/19· When using river stones it is recommended that you use a silicone adhesive that is safe for use in aquariums to secure the rocks to one another. This prevents cave-ins that can be harmful to unsuspecting fish seeking refuge within.

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Stacking Rocks in Your Aquarium RateMyFishTank

2020/09/01· Before you actually move on to stacking the rocks in your aquarium, you need to think about what type of rock you want to use. There are many different options to choose from including smooth river rocks, porous lava

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Suitability of Rocks in the Aquarium A Practical Guide

Most rocks that you find in your yard, in creeks or streams, or elsewhere in nature pose no problems for use in the aquarium. Those few that may cause problems can be identified by applying a few simple procedures or observations.

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Can i use river rocks in my aquarium ? Yahoo Answers

2009/05/09· Ya i used all river rocks when i had a fresh water aquarium i just washed them and they were fine. But I would boil them first and you will be fine. 0 0 Anonymous 1 decade ago I wouldn,t advise using river rocks as you may 0 1

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Can I use river rocks in my aquarium? Yahoo Answers

2013/05/30· Obviously river rocks, stones, driftwood etc are safe to naturalize an aquarium. If it is to be, you should clean it off from eggs of snails, fish and various aquatic creatures. This can be done by cleaning it with an old

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Rocks For Use In The Aquarium Tropical Fish Forums

2007/08/01· Rocks There are a lot of rocks to avoid in the fresh water aquarium, these include Ores (rocks containing metal) & Calcareous (rocks containing Calcium) these shouldn't generally be used for fresh water tanks. As a rule of thumb, test the rock with an acid to see if it fizzes. If it does then...

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"polished river rock" aquarium safe? 172995 Aquarium

2014/06/23· I bought a little bag of "polished river rock" from dollar tree, they would look perfect in my tank. how do I know they are aquarium safe? Doesn't say anything on package. Rinse them real well and pour a little bit of vinegar

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Using Pond Rocks In Aquarium? My Aquarium Club

If you are planning on using them because of the beneficial bacteria on them, do NOT boil them, as you will kill any bacteria. Also, boiling rocks is usually frowned upon, due to the risk of rocks exploding when heated to those temps.

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Aquascaping Rocks: Planted Aquarium Hardscape

2019/08/13· In part 2 we will look at types of aquascaping rocks commonly used nowadays, techniques using rocks to create aquascapes, and finally a look at the Iwagumi layout. Aquascaping Rocks If you were to think about building your own home you might have some wonderful ideas about how the final building will look, how it will feel, and maybe the look you want to achieve in your new home.

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