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|Subject: What type of clay? Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:03 pm|| |
What type of clay from a hobby store is safe for plecos?
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|Subject: Re: What type of clay? Fri Nov 30, 2012 10:34 pm|| |
most all of them i would say. more natural the better though. as long as it will not leach stuff it should be sweet!
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|Subject: Re: What type of clay? Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:45 pm|| |
Most clay needs to be fired(after you've shaped it) to make it inert, I use Terracotta or Black clay and it is then fired.
you can get what's called air drying clay but I dont know what this is like when submerged in water.
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