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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 02:13 AM Thread Starter
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 03:58 AM
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What's the Buddha made of?
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What's the Buddha made of?
I believe it's wood. Bought it from petsmart it's made by topFin
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Maybe just a fungus like driftwood gets.
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What's this white stuff all over my budha?
Isn't this getting a little personal for a plant forum???
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Maybe just a fungus like driftwood gets.
Oh ok. What should I do?
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What's this white stuff all over my budha?
Isn't this getting a little personal for a plant forum???
Ha!!! That's funny.
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Hi Xavier10,

If the ornament is wood it could be fungus; unattractive but not a major issue.

If the ornament is metal (or painted wood) then it could be lead hydroxide. A lot of ornaments made in China contain lead and China is notorious for using lead-based paint. Of course, lead (or any heavy metal) is not good for the fish in our aquariums.

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Hi Xavier10,

If the ornament is wood it could be fungus; unattractive but not a major issue.

If the ornament is metal (or painted wood) then it could be lead hydroxide. A lot of ornaments made in China contain lead and China is notorious for using lead-based paint. Of course, lead (or any heavy metal) is not good for the fish in our aquariums.
[censored][censored][censored][censored] man. Anyone knows where top fin makes their stuff?!!
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