Question about solubility of rocks

Discussion in 'Reef Chemistry by Randy Holmes-Farley' started by Seawitch, Dec 1, 2018.

  1. Seawitch

    Seawitch Water, water everywhere, Staff Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor Article Administrator

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2018
    Messages:
    1,375
    Likes Received:
    3,393
    Location:
    Vancouver Island
    Hi all:

    (For an article) is it true that quartz, granite, and slate are inert in a saltwater aquarium and won't hurt the water column? (Are safe to use?)

    Thanks
     

  2. saltyfilmfolks

    saltyfilmfolks Lights! Camera! Reef! R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Build Thread Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2014
    Messages:
    28,741
    Likes Received:
    32,850
    Location:
    California
    I belive that is correct , yes
     
    rkpetersen likes this.
  3. Randy Holmes-Farley

    Randy Holmes-Farley Reef Chemist Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Article Contributor Expert Contributor

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2014
    Messages:
    31,858
    Likes Received:
    19,598
    Location:
    Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
    Truly inert? no. Safe, almost certainly yes.
     
    Seawitch likes this.
  4. Seawitch

    Seawitch Water, water everywhere, Staff Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor Article Administrator

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2018
    Messages:
    1,375
    Likes Received:
    3,393
    Location:
    Vancouver Island
    Thank you, sir.
     
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page