Vinyl Tubing from Home Depot Looks Discolored.

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  1. JaysLittleOcean

    JaysLittleOcean Spaghetti Worm

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    So I was hoping someone would be able to give me a little advice because I found this weird. It looks like the inside of the vinyl tubing where the saltwater makes contact is being discolored? Is this normal? You can clearly see areas that have little to no contact with saltwater since they remain clear. I purchased this tubing at The Home Depot. Wondering if I have to rip it all out and order some aquarium specific tubing?

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    (This is an area of little to no saltwater because of the restricted flow. But you can clearly see the tubing remains clear.)

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  3. Billme

    Billme Eyelash Blennie

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    Are you talking about the milky look?
     
  4. JaysLittleOcean

    JaysLittleOcean Spaghetti Worm

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    Yes.
     
  5. mdbostwick

    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    Mine does the same thing. I have never worried about it. I believe it is calcium.
     
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  6. JaysLittleOcean

    JaysLittleOcean Spaghetti Worm

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    Okay that brings a sigh of relief to me. Thank you.