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Re: [APD] Rubber baseboard in tank
The baseboard stuff tends to age poorly, ime. It discolors
and is sensitive to various petrocemicals. My guess would
be that it's rather reactive.
Conside using plexiglass, you can heat it with a heat gun
and bend in curves. Using something for a last helps.
--- Kevin Sheller <kevmo at aplants_com> wrote:
> Weird idea.
> I've been trying to think of some sort of flexible
> material to place in the
> substrate upon initial setup of a new tank designed to
> act as a corral or
> BLOCKER for runner plants. If I can create a dynamic
> "great wall of china"
> shape in the substrate, I should be able to keep the
> runners from going
> where I don't want them and disrupting the rest of my
> One idea is to use that rubber baseboard stuff you can
> buy at Home Depot. I
> looked at it today and noticed it was all colored
> somehow. So I have two
> 1. Would it deteriorate over time?
> 2. Would it contaminate the water in some way, making it
> dangerous for the
> Anyone have any ideas on this? Perhaps something already
> exists to handle
> this problem and I've just never found it in my searches.
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