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Old 08-15-2003, 09:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
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It is not the price that is holding me back. it is getting stuck with a box of useless bio balls collecting dust.

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Ask if you can buy a handful from one of the store's active filters. If all you need is four or five they shouldn't have a problem with it.

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Someone on APD (and sorry, I can't remember who) has long advocated using toy plastic soldiers as a replacement for bio balls. I haven't used them, but it makes sense to me.

Of course, plastic Marines will do the best job.

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Roger Miller:

Of course, plastic Marines will do the best job.

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Shoot ya'll ....

Edge, just shoot me an email with your address and I'll toss 4 in the mail. Might be two stamps

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No need to send them anymore James. Thanks for the offer though. I just bought a gallon worth for $10. let the dust collecting begin

Off topic question. If the primer/pvc glue came in contact with the pipe where water will be flowing through. will that cause any problems for the fish? Will epoxy cause any problem as well?

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PVC primer/cement is not a problem(since they use on water pipes), just make sure to give it time to cure.
Epoxy shouldn't be a problem but it really would depend on what you're using.

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I've heard that there are practice golf balls that are similar enough to bio balls so as to work.
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call me stupid . what do you mean by cure?

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