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post #1 of 5 Old 04-20-2008, 01:48 PM Thread Starter
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anyone try this?

Sounds good, but I hesitate because you can't trust the "instant" fix solutions most of the time...

I read on another site that you only need to vac the gravel once every 6 months with this product.
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post #2 of 5 Old 04-20-2008, 02:30 PM
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Degradation of alkenones by aerobic heterotrophic bacteria: Selective or not ?

not sure if it will do anything helpful.

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post #3 of 5 Old 04-20-2008, 02:53 PM
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Well it might help breaks down mulm and waste but all it is gonna do is make them non organic dissolved solids which need to be removed anyway. In a minorly stocked system, maybe 1/4 the stocking it could have it might make it safe to change water once every 6 months but I would not chance it with any normal bioload. Even if it was heavily planted.
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post #4 of 5 Old 04-21-2008, 02:44 AM
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these quick fix products seldom work and in my opinion are a waste of money. with less feeding and regular maint you could achieve the same results that this product claims to produce. As stated before It will only break down pollution into solids. You will still need to remove them. I would not spend the money when with fifteen minutes a week I could achieve the same results.
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post #5 of 5 Old 04-21-2008, 07:34 PM
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Did you notice that they say you might want these items that are posted at the bottom of the add for this item??


Python No Spill Clean 'N Fill
As low as $31.99
Drymate Aquarium Cleaning Mat
As low as $10.39

Tells me it's not a fix-all at all.

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