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post #1 of 4 Old 10-05-2008, 09:17 AM Thread Starter
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Can you put an abalone shell in a freshwater tank?

On a camping trip this summer a friend gave me an abalone shell after we had eaten the abalone. If I put it in my freshwater community tank would it cause any problems?

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post #2 of 4 Old 10-05-2008, 10:14 AM
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hi
i think it would raise the PH level in your tank,
and if you have just community fish then they won't need it.
just an ornament on a shelf perhaps ?
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post #3 of 4 Old 10-05-2008, 06:56 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks, I had a feeling it would not be ideal.
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no problem.
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