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Re: PVC or ABS?
In a message dated 6/16/00 1:51:45 PM Mountain Daylight Time,
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:
> This will probably sound like a dumb question. I know PolyVinylChloride is
> okay to put in an aquarium, meaning it won't hurt plants or fish, but at my
> building supply store, I could get only ABS (pipes/elbows). Is there a
> difference, i.e. is ABS also okay to put into an aquarium?
ABS is only legal for use in plumbing as a sewer system because it leaches
"plasticizers" into the water. I wouldn't use it in a tank.