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satwood 05-05-2008 08:53 AM

Metal Bands
 
Do the metal bands they wrap the stems of plants with hurt fish? I bought some plants over the weekend and would like to keep the bands on them if I can. These bands are very soft and bend easily.

Thanks
Steve

fish_4_all 05-05-2008 02:07 PM

Should not hurt the fish. Most are not lead anymore anyway. I would remove them though for the plants sake because they can restirct growth and cut into the stems as the plant grows.


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