metal particles in live sand!...should i worry or not!?

Discussion in 'Biological/Natural Filtration and Deep Sand Beds' started by danielcassar, 11 Jan 2012.

  1. danielcassar

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    Hi all,my friend gave me his live sand since he stopped with the hobby....and coincidently i found that in the live sand there are very tinny metal particles! these were found cause my glass cleaner magnet fell in the bucket and when i picked it there were tiny black particles with it!.....should i remove the sand that i already put in the refugium?

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    run the magnet into the sand until you are happy they are all gone. Most likely he broke a thermometer in there.
     
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