New Decor Items

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Matthiasfanu, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. MatthiasfanuValued MemberMember

    Hey all. I'm preparing to set up my new 40 gallon tank and I have a question about prepping my new decor. I have some resin (possibly plastic) root looking pieces, some silk plants, and some rocks. What should I do to each to make them tank safe? Thanks!
     
  2. GlamCrab

    GlamCrabWell Known MemberMember

    Simply rinse them under tap water to get dust off
     
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2017
  3. Nanologist

    NanologistWell Known MemberMember

    I would just rinse them off with warm water and leave them in the tank while you cycle it. If you're doing a fishless cycle they will me plenty safe by the time you add fish.
     
  4. OP
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    MatthiasfanuValued MemberMember

    So no need to soak them for 24 hours in dechlorinated water?
     
  5. Nanologist

    NanologistWell Known MemberMember

    I would only do that if placing them directly into an established tank.
     




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