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post #1 of 5 Old 02-05-2011, 07:05 PM Thread Starter
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does natural slate stone change parameters??

I have some left over natural slate stone that I used to make a habitat for our Leopard Gecko. If I stack this in the freshwater tank, to create a hide/deco, will it harm or change the water? I will boil first of course.

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post #2 of 5 Old 02-05-2011, 08:39 PM
never boil rocks. You can bake it IF you want. Regular slate though does not have any effect of the aquarium.

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post #3 of 5 Old 02-06-2011, 01:14 PM
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Nope, I've got tons of the stuff in my tanks.

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post #4 of 5 Old 02-15-2011, 02:48 AM
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Even in my 2.5g tank, I don't see any influence from the slate rock on water parameters. So I shall also add to the confidence that it will not bother anything.
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-16-2011, 01:06 AM
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Slate is great for aquariums, doesn't change water parameters, I wouldn't boil it tho

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