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Mockery
08-12-2010, 8:06 PM
So unwashed working in the tank today and a hook that I use next to the tank is covered in rust and some of the bits of rust fell into the tank it was not much at all and but I was not able to remove it, is that ok??

Colin

LilRobb
08-12-2010, 8:07 PM
Free GFO dude!

Amici
08-12-2010, 8:08 PM
GFO is a form of rust. As long as there wasnt copper in the hook for some weird reason you should be fine.

DrNecropolis
08-12-2010, 8:14 PM
Ferric oxide

n.

A dark red compound, Fe2O3, occurring naturally as hematite ore and rust and used in pigments and metal polishes and on magnetic tapes

Mockery
08-12-2010, 8:25 PM
Ok I figured it would be ok, just had to make sure!

DrNecropolis
08-12-2010, 8:29 PM
Can also be used to make Thermite..

Smallblock
08-12-2010, 11:58 PM
destruction is always on your mind

jead85
08-13-2010, 9:08 AM
Is thermite reef safe? :)

Rockdog
08-13-2010, 1:36 PM
yep.....















ONCE!!!!

DrNecropolis
08-13-2010, 1:47 PM
LoL.. Thermite will burn through a car motor.. Not sure I would use it near a tank.. :)

Rockdog
08-13-2010, 2:01 PM
hence the once...

flyingarmy
08-13-2010, 2:18 PM
Colin...why did you have a hook next to your tank? Were you fishing?

jead85
08-13-2010, 2:25 PM
It would be interesting to see what happens to thermite in water