i just poured garlic juice into my prime is it still ok to use? - Page 2 - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
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post #11 of 14 Old 08-09-2012, 10:55 PM Thread Starter
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i have
pygmy corys
cpds
cherry barbs
shrimp
cutteri cichlids
northern mountain swordtails clown plecos
gardneri biassa killifish
crayfish
minnows
angelfish
rams
syno petricola
bristlenose plecos
festivum
endler
adfs
blood parrot
kirin parrot
congo tetras
blue gourami
and
senegal bichrs
i think thats it.
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post #12 of 14 Old 08-09-2012, 11:59 PM
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I dont really know those fish, but 5 ml in a half a bottle of prime is not alot, and it would be so diluted it probably would not really harm them.
A bottle is 50, half is 25. So 1:5. If you are changing 10 gallons you would have 20 drops so one ml.
37,850 ml in ten gallons, so in the 20 ml you would use about 0.05 I believe would be garlic. So 0.0001321% would be garlic, not enough to hurt the fish.
That goes for any tank, I just chose ten cause it is easy to work with.

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post #13 of 14 Old 08-10-2012, 11:07 AM
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I'm not familiar with the majority of those fish either. But if you have anything you know to be sensitive and picky about water conditions I wouldn't do it. You could try it with a tank with hardier fish first and see if there are any ill effects. Plus, I can't imagine sulfer+ garlic smells good anyway.

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post #14 of 14 Old 08-10-2012, 04:18 PM Thread Starter
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ive heard of garlic being put in water plus all of my food have garlic in them. i would imagine that some would get into the water.
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