Aquarium Gloves

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  1. Potions

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    Hey guys

    I just wanted to make sure, are the latex household gloves (yellow ones) suitable for using in the aquarium? Obviously dedicated only to aquarium use.

    Thanks
     
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  3. animalia

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    Should be fine but I find that we use the thin one which the medical profession also use - cheap and you can discard it and it is enviro friendly by being biodegradable.
     
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    Fine..no issues with them ever
     
  5. Tremayn

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    Just something I would like to bring to you guys attention.. Inside the latex gloves it has a powder residue and when you put your hands in the water you see a milky liquid coming out of the glove. Thats just water and the powder. Is this ok for the reef? I remember on tv there was this thing where after a surgery the surgeon removed the gloves and the powder came out and would land on the patient and this caused complications
     
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    no its just a talcum powder - I just rince before hand - (pardon the pun)
     
  7. pXius

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    Having a deep tank (700mm) my skimmer stops almost immediately when I reach into the bottom of the tank.

    I know the oils on human skin causes this, so do you guys use the gloves only when handling corals or what?
     

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