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i found a bunch of empty bullet casings. can i put them in the tank.....they would look cool....is it safe
 

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I would think not. Most have powder left all over them, you could wash that off. They are still probably brass or steel or both. I would think it would be safest not to. All old casings I have seen in the field that have been out in the weather have been rusty.
 

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DO NOT PUT THEM IN THE TANK!

casings are made from brass and it is poisonous when ingested.

thats why cavalry regiments were silver instead of brass, ended up killing the horses when they had the brass fittings in there mouth so they changed to brass.

long story short but yeah don't put them in, from what i have seen they will start to oxidize within few days of exposure, cant say how long you will have underwater.

not worth the risk!
 

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maybe it would look good? I don't know... were you just planning on laying them down on the substrate (i'm assuming)...

I don't know... not very natural unless you're going for the lake in a battle zone look... sorta depressing in my opinion
 
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