COPPER!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Octopus Care' started by KalihiBoy, Feb 18, 2004.

  1. KalihiBoy

    KalihiBoy Blue Ring Registered

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    I have a left over tank that the previous owner used copper to treat it. :x :x :x :x :x

    Can I remove the copper with copper remover :?:
     
  2. Burstsovenergy24

    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    The only thing I have heard of that works is removing the silicon and replacing it. :?

    What I would do is try to sell it as used and get a new tank.
     
  3. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Octopuses are very sensitive to copper - I don't know that anything works for fully removing copper and I know no one who has tried this. The safe thing to do is to look for another tank.

    Nancy
     
  4. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    I agree, get rid of that tank! you can't guarantee that copper remover will remove all and cephs will die at exceptionally low levels

    j
     
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    joel_ang Architeuthis Registered

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    I second that! Its just not worth the risk, BOE's idea of reselling it is good though :) .
     
  6. Colin

    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    ..but i have it on good avice that that doesnt work either.. scrap it
     

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