bleach is a safe product to use for cleaning an aquarium and its components, provided it is used correctly and is mixed with water.
they can carry diseases and parasites. the bleach will probably take care of that, but you may want to soak the rocks in clean water for a few
how do you prepare rocks for an aquarium?i show my new hardscape for the planted 125 gallon tank and
boil the rock for half an hour, then put vinegar on itif it bubbles, it will leach into the water, if not, then good to go.
i have never boiled or bleached a single rock . the most i ever do is give them a scrub with a stiff brush and rince them with tap water. for rocks
i've used several 'river rocks' from my yard. i just tested with vinegar as you already know and then i soaked them in bleachwater for a few hours and then prime
you could also use chlorine bleach - 1c to enough water to cover the rocks in a 5 gallon bucket. let rest about 20 minutes, then rinse rinse rinse
they look really nice in the tank but when i clean my tank and wash them off they have a sticky and slimy feel to them not like a normal aquarium
i collected a couple of rocks from the front yardwell mostly from the neighbours area, to add to my tank they are like river rocks just laying on
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
if the rocks and decorations are coated with a crusty layer of calcium buildup, distilled white vinegar is a natural cleaning product you can safely use on items for
here are my methods for preparing rocks fro use in my aquarium.for rocks collected dry - step 1 - rinse
cleaning new aquarium gravel properly is an important first step in keeping water how to wash and prepare gravel and substrate for a new aquarium test outdoor gravel and stones before using them in an aquarium.
some say boil, some say don't boil because rocks explode, some say bleach, some say sun dry, some even say just rinse them in warm water. so
quick vid showing how i prepare my rocks before putting them into my tank. do this every week to keep
if you must clean live rocks, remove them from the tank and scrub them with a soft brush, then soak them in saltwater for two or three days. be sure to aerate the
the very first thing that you do is clean the rocks. they should be rinsed off and then scrubbed with a stiff brush in clean water. it's very important
so i started to clean a couple of river rocks and a handful of lava rocks to put in my tank. i decided to first give them an overnight vinegar bath since it can't hurt.
as has been said, give them a good clean, you can pour boiling water on them in case there are are nasties lurking. some rocks can alter your ph
wash the rocks in hot water and scrub the crevices with a toothbrush or other small, soft brush. this will remove any dirt and debris that could cloud your aquarium
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how to clean river rocks? i do it all the time. just scrub and rinse. you can then boil if you're so inclined. make sure they're sandstone tho, limestone will mess up
sale sackorange 2 lb aquarium gravel river rock - natural polished can i boil the rocks to clean them for my freshwater tank?
all you really have to do to clean them is soak them in water and brush them off really good, then let them bake in the sun for a day or two. they