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Our aquarium had a we had to strip all of the old silicon out and replace it with new. However I was unaware that some silicone can be harmful to fish. the ingriedients that were the the silicon bottle we used are: Aromatic Hydrocarbon, Thermoplastic Rubber, Hydrocarbon Resins (Proprietary) & VOC content is less than 350 grams/liter. Are any of the above ingredients harmful to fish?

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The silicone most be 100% silicone appropriate for aquarium use. If the sealant tube did not say this on the tube it is not safe for use in aquariums. They sell this type at pet stores that sell fish. Also make sure you use acetone to clean surface before applying sealant.

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