Basic LEGO elements won’t get damaged by water, however depending on the condition of your water source, some residue may build up on the elements after prolonged immersion. So if you are thinking about keeping them immersed for a longer time, I would suggest using distilled water.
Are Legos OK in water?
Yes, with some caveats. Most LEGO these days is made out of ABS plastic— and water really won’t hurt it at all. You can bring most LEGO pieces into the bath, or into the pool, or wash them off in the sink, and they’ll be fine.
How do you make a LEGO sink in water?
5.8 g/100 mL of water (roughly 3 teaspoons NaCl/1 cup water) has a density close to that of the bricks. The solution can be made more dense by adding more salt or less dense by adding water. Bricks that are more dense than the salt solution will sink, bricks that are less dense will float.
Can Duplo people go in water?
Yes! According to LEGO, “Standard LEGO® bricks are not harmed by water.
Do LEGOs wear out?
How long does LEGO last? There is no limit to how long LEGO bricks last, as they never decompose. However, as far as “being worn out” due to overuse is concerned, there is a limit, and Phillipe Cantin has the answer!
How long can a LEGO last?
Findings suggest LEGO bricks have the potential to last for anywhere between 100 and 1,300 years—implying archaeologists in the year 3,000 CE may still be digging up our discarded LEGO.
Can LEGO grow mold?
Can mold grow on LEGOs? There’s no safety risk from immersing these, but water could get inside the part and never fully dry, resulting in mold or mildew growth. For information on how to clean your LEGO® bricks, check out this help topic.
Can I put ceramics in my aquarium?
Plain non glazed ceramic objects such as terracotta pots are universally suitable as aquarium decoration. Just examine carefully to ensure the object is indeed unglazed and not finished in a matte glaze or paint. When using broken pieces of pots be careful to avoid any sharp edges. These can injure both fish and owner.