Probe holder magnet rusting

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  1. KJoFan

    KJoFan Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Has anyone else with the GHL magnet holder run into rusting issues?

    Noticed this on mine last night:

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    I haven't had that problem myself, but I've seen comments on other posts talking about the dangers of that situation to a reef tank. I think it's the elements in the magnet itself that can kill corals. Just did a quick search and here's an article that led me to ask for new probe holders and heater holders for Christmas.

    https://www.reef2reef.com/ams/magnets-and-your-tank.233/
     
  4. KJoFan

    KJoFan Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    I know it's a common issue with magnets and our tanks, so I'm not surprised by this but..still disappointing when it happens to you. I do have the probe holder above the waterline at the moment so hopefully it will be ok in the short term.

    I will soon be getting a new tank up and running with a Trigger Triton sump that I think has probe holders built in so maybe I can avoid a magnet holder all together.

    But, the fact remains I purchased this probe holder and it didn't even make it a year before rusting. :(
     
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    Can you send me a PM please.
     
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