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Type of stone for aquarium

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Currently I put some stones found at road side in my tank. Is this ok for my tank and will it affects my tank's performance? Any comment is welcomed.
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Did you cleanthem?(as in scrubbing, boiling,bleaching, rinsing)
If it is limestone, it will slowly dissolve, and harden your water.If it has metals in it, they can rust, rust is never good for aquariums. Ifit ain't to sharp, or jagged fish should be safe.
But it is always good to clean you're rocks. Got any pictures?
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ok. thanks. uploaded success. Please find the photos in following link. Do let me know if they do not work. ... 080619.jpg ... 619001.jpg
maybe its me, but it looks quartz like to me

if its got lots of metallic veins then it isn't so great, but otherwise should be pretty inert
Thanks man. i have been putting it in my tank for nearly 2 months. So, i guess my fish is ok with it...
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