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post #11 of 12 Old 12-16-2012, 05:23 PM
Copper isn't something you should have to worry about. Both hot and cold come through copper pipes. I use both in my tanks, I use fertilizers with copper in them. All my fish and shrimp do fine. I also use copper as my only medication for external parasites, all my new fish go through a treatment. Shrimp are the only thing that can't tolerate the copper meds very well.

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post #12 of 12 Old 12-17-2012, 05:59 AM
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Running the tap water for a short time before using will rinse out most of any sediment picked up from the pipes. Copper pipes are probably safer than most.

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