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PostSubject: Slate from the garden centre   Tue Jan 12, 2010 12:36 am

I just picked up some nice slate from the garden centre for my tank. Much better and much cheaper than a lfs. anyway, is just washing it going to be sufficeint or should I do something specail like boil it, to make sure it's clean? Advice welcome please
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PostSubject: Re: Slate from the garden centre   Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:02 pm

I just washed mine in boiling hot water, then gave it a good old rinse
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PostSubject: Re: Slate from the garden centre   Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:31 pm

hot water and a good scrub and a rinse will be fine garden centers are really cheap for slate the one i use charges £3 for a large chunk
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PostSubject: Re: Slate from the garden centre   Wed Jan 20, 2010 5:57 pm

Jagtazman wrote:
I just washed mine in boiling hot water, then gave it a good old rinse

I'll second this way............ Twisted Evil

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PostSubject: Re: Slate from the garden centre   Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:22 pm

Sodium meta-bisulphate is perfect for this - being a gas it can into all the nooks and crannies, then just rinse in
cold water.
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