Ceramic inverts

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  1. Stewart

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    I see various LFS are selling ceramic coral ornaments etc. (I was informed in one LFS that they ceramic) All sorts of paints etc.. Are they safe?
     
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    Personally i wouldn't risk it, sea water is very corrosive.
     
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    Don't mean to sound rude, but y would you want them.
     
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    Just one or two looked really cool colour wise and if you can only accomodate so much life with the water volume etc then it makes an interesting alt..
     
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    Hi Stewart - wouldn't you like to have your reef look natural?
    Just one concern with any inanimate object in our tanks - they collect a lot of detritus.....
     
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    Yes I would love all naturals but for the moment I have a small tank and sump so until I get something bigger I am not going to push the amount of inverts too far, it boarders disaster. That’s why I just thought it might be an option for those dark corners. In fact when a bit of algae grows on them they look quite authentic, except for lacking a bit of neon blue here or there.
     
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    In the end it's your decision mate.....
     

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