Urgent help needed possible lead problem.

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  1. pXius

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    Glass temp tube broke in my tank and the little lead balls got into my dt. I fished out as many as I could but they're tiny and go awol in the substate, should I be freaking out?

    Already running carbon passively.
     
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  3. shaunn

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    ish is lead magnetic ? if so use a magnet caved in plastic
     
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    Thats how I got most of it out. :) but powerheads blew ir all over the place.
     
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    Thats a VERY small amount of lead, I wouldn't think it can cause any issues?
     
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    i whoud say put the magnet back in the tank and change the direction of the powerheads so it hopfully blows the balls around so the magnet can catch them u will nedd one of thoses harddrive magnets they are supper powerful if u need i can give u some
     
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    if you got most out and running carbon, should be fine, maybe a water change in a day or 2 but lets get @Hennie to comment
     
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    I had the same problem once however i was told its mercury (may have been advised wrong) anyways afaik lead is not magnetic....or is it :whistling:
     
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