Rare earth magnets and saltwater?

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  1. fly*

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    I'm planning to use some rare earth magnets for a project. Any thing I should be concerned about? Should they be coated with resin etc?
     
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    or should we say can they just be used underwater with no ill effect as they are.
     
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    they will leach metal into your tank. they should have a few coats of resin over them. not only one as that wont last.
     
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    Thanks Johan
     
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    S&S commended :)
     
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    Fibreglass and resin bud!;)
     
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