Could this rock be safe for a tank?

Betta_Blu

I found this gorgeous mica-like rock.
I've done the vinegar test and the nail-scratch test and it's definitely none reactant with both (no fizzing, not easily scratchable).
know there's the whole "no glittering rocks allowed" thing... But would it be crazy to try?!
It'd be going in a pink ramshorns' small tank, that has aragonite as substrate.
(Yes, only ramshorns snails will live there, bladder and nerite snails have their own place).
 

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A201

That is a very pretty rock. As long as the rock isn't metallic it should be fine.
If the water isn't acidic or salty. even rocks with trace metals would probably be safe.
 

fishydaddy

It would probably be fine to use but sealing it with clear krylon fusion would ensure it doesn't leech anything into the water.
 

mattgirl

I agree, it is a very pretty rock. The beauty may be lost once under water but it may shine through if the tanks light shines on it. I wouldn't have a problem adding this rock to a ramshorn snail tank.
 

Betta_Blu

Thank you very much, Everyone!
I guess I'll try.
I'll come back to report if I still have live snails after a month or so of watching and waiting. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
 

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