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11-13-2012 02:10 PM
Merth If its the type that has the spiral heating element I believe its a nickel-chromium combo
11-13-2012 06:11 AM
sbarbee54 I mean the metalic looking stuff that is loose in the heater. I do not think it is cooper...
11-13-2012 06:05 AM
Darkblade48
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What is the meralic stuff in them, and is it bad for shrimp or fish....
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No as I tried sucking it all out of the tank
It sounds like your heater exploded?

Edit: Nevermind, I saw your other thread
11-13-2012 05:48 AM
Merth The strip consists of two strips of different metals which expand at different rates as they are heated, usually steel and copper, or in some cases brass instead of copper.
11-13-2012 05:27 AM
sbarbee54 No as I tried sucking it all out of the tank
11-13-2012 05:04 AM
Imi Statue Do you have a picture(closeup) of the stuff in question?
11-13-2012 04:19 AM
sbarbee54
insides of aquarium heaters?

What is the meralic stuff in them, and is it bad for shrimp or fish....

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