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copper fish blocks

updated tue 3 may 11


steve graber on sun 1 may 11

i have a koi pond that gets pea soup green in the spring (when the biology =
wakes =3D0Aup from the winter) and i USED to buy these white blocks from a =
i pond =3D0Asupplier in gardena california years ago before i moved.=3DA0 t=
blocks would =3D0Aslowly disolve and they worked well in getting the water=
o clear and kept it =3D0Aclear also.=3DA0 one or two blocks, blocks being m=
2 inch by 2 inch by 1 inch in =3D0Asize.=3DA0 =3D0A=3D0A=3D0Atheir price w=
ent bonker=3D
s on these blocks!=3DA0 =3D0A=3D0Athe blocks had a lable mentioning they co=
d copper.=3DA0 i suspect they are a =3D0Acopper carb blend with a clay and =
d to below 1200F since they slowly disovle =3D0Ain fish ponds.=3DA0 =3D0A=
es anyone have an idea what the formulae of these blocks might be?=3DA0 or =
=3D0Aleast a starting point i could try?=3DA0 =3D0A=3D0A=3DA0Steve Graber,=
Graber's =3D
Pottery, Inc=3D0AClaremont, California USA=3D0AThe Steve Tool - for awesome=
ture on pots! =3D0A=3D=
n Laguna Clay's website=3D0A =3D0A

Rimas VisGirda on mon 2 may 11

When I was a kid, I put some "treasure/coins" in my goldfish bowl which inc=
luded pennies. The fish died. Got new fish, they died also... I'm a slow le=
arner. Rimas