Corallife Biocube Cancer Warning

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  1. Evan28395950

    Evan28395950 Valuable Member R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    So I ordered this skimmer for the second time, now it has this warning sticker on it. I’ve heard about this alittle bit, but how worried should I actually be?

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    khushtram Active Member

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    Everything is known to cause cancer in the state of california lol
     
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    dantimdad Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award R2R Secret Santa Hospitality Award Build Thread Contributor North Alabama Reef Club

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    only worry if you live in California. All other states governments have sense enough not to put a warning on everything.

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    Katrina71 Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award R2R Secret Santa Hospitality Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Do you eat microwave food? Go outside? Text and drive?
     
  5. BranchingHammer

    BranchingHammer Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    yeah California does that weird thing
     
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    I’d return that skimmer fwiw, it’s bad and will mess up your water big time as soon as the wood degrades. Go with the aquaticlife 115 if you have the biocube 32.
     
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    Reeferguy365 Active Member

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    Every thing causes cancer nowadays. California makes every one put some sort of notification up if a product has anything that could cause cancer even if it's a 1,000,000,000.00 to 1 chance. All the fast food restaurants have that posted outside their drive-thru windows and Starbucks lol
     
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    Reeferguy365 Active Member

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    I totally agree with you that skimmer is garbage
     
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    Mastiffsrule Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Hospitality Award

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    I think we are misinterpreting it. It means it only causes cancer to those who live in CA. The rest of the world it is non toxic and safe to use.
     
  10. Evan28395950

    Evan28395950 Valuable Member R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    I have the aquatop 24gal, really hard to find anything that works since the chamber is so small
     
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    Evan28395950 Valuable Member R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    I actually do recall trying that skimmer and it ended up not fitting
     
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    Strange. It fit perfectly in mine. 23670351-19B0-4867-9BBC-EF69919CDE3D.jpeg
     
  13. Evan28395950

    Evan28395950 Valuable Member R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    In my aquatop 24 gal, the chamber is roughly 2.5inches x 2.5 inches
     
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    Oh I see. :(
     
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    It’s just the new P65 warning label you are required to put on your product. You have to list the chemicals in the product that will cause cancer. I have to display it on every bait product I sell with my business.
     
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    Evan28395950 Valuable Member R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    If any one has suggestions for a skimmer that would work with 2.5 x 2.5 feel free to post it
     
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    jk_s124 Active Member Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Could always go skimmerless. I gave up on dealing with subpar nano skimmers and couldn’t be happier. 5 gallon weekly water change, 2 liters of seachem matrix, an algae turf scrubber that I probably don’t need, and a bag of rox carbon and a little gfo. Green hair algae has gone away and my nutrients are low.
     
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    Evan28395950 Valuable Member R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    Forgot to put skimmer in the thread title, feel free mods to change it
     
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    redfishbluefish Stay Positive, Stay Productive Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor NJRC Member

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    We have so many of those warnings in California that we dont pay attention to them anymore. They could have a prop 65 warning that says it will definitely give you cancer immediately and nobody here would read them. It was a well intentioned act that overshot the mark.
     
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