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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-06-2006, 07:22 PM Thread Starter
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Is moss rock aquarium safe?

Has anyone used moss rocks in their aquarium?Are they safe? They look great at my local nursery. I just want to make sure they are safe for my plants and fish before buying them.
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I am pretty sure those rocks have lichens growing on them, and those are not aquatic organisms. So, my guess is that they would die and rot if you put them under water.

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Someone on the board is using them, I guess they are safe.
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I have used them in the past. Just make sure you brush off as much lichen and moss as possible after soaking the rocks for a couple of days. This will cut back on the amount of decomposition you have in the tank.

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