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Plant weights - RE: Dave Gomberg's search

Speaking of lead... Are the lead (or whatever it is) weights that come 
on the plants from the LFS detrimental in any way to the fish or plants 
in the tank?

Sorry for the newbie question!


>Date: Thu, 25 Feb 1999 11:29:21 -0500
>From: "Torsten Tiedtke" <ttiedtke at bfree_on.ca>
>Subject: Plant weights - RE: Dave Gomberg's search
>Has anyone considered using plumbing solder to weigh-down 
>plants?  Here in Ontario, solder for drinking water plumbing is no 
>longer allowed to contain lead (I have no idea what they have used 
>instead - silver and some other metal?).
>This stuff is readily available, and can easily be flattened with a 
>hammer....if desired. 

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