Rocks from ocean?

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Hatchling Member
I found some realy nice rocks from a beach that wold look great in my tank but was wondering if i could use them in my tank?I hae them in a bucket of water and abot 10% is bleack to remove any bacteria?


Juvie Member
as long as you disinfected it the way you explained and bake it in the oven for an hour or two it should be ok.


Juvie Member
I'm reluctant on things from the outside. But that's just me. Every dragon owner is different.

You could bake them, soak them in a small bleach solution - boil them. I like hard environments I get from a petstore that can be dishwashed, boiled and sanitized.

But I'm neurotic, LoL... ;)


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same thing. baked wood makes your house smell like you have a fireplace :) I prefer anti-bacterial soap for wood. I'm not sure how correct it is though, but I haven't had any problems. I just worry about bleach being absorbed into the wood and not getting it all out. I thought soap if ingested would be safer.

oh and before you bake rocks make sure they are completely dry first. They can crack and break if you don't.
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