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Old 28-02-2010, 01:57 PM
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Hey guys!

Just wondering about the silicone you use for your dendros!
Does the silicone have to be fish safe or can it be regular silicone from any hardware store?

I'm planning on having a small pond section with a couple of corydoras cats so i was just wondering if i needed to use frog/fish safe silicone for the land part as well as the water part.

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Old 28-02-2010, 02:01 PM
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Yes. It is suggested to use black aquarium safe as well as the other stuff turns a white colour over time. The reason you must make sure it is safe, even if not in water, is for humidity. Hope this helps.
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Old 28-02-2010, 02:02 PM
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Yes - if you intend to use silicon for frogs, like fish it has to be chemical free - 100% silicon. There are a few on the market that are 100% silicon - but using aquarium silicon would be the easiest.
Frogs absorb air/water/chemicals via their skin - any chemicals like fungicides in silicon will most likely kill them slowly.
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