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post #1 of 5 Old 01-26-2011, 12:04 AM Thread Starter
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Stinky stinky

The last time I pulled my centerpiece out of my ten gallon to scrape it off (driftwood with anubias on it) I noticed a slight odor... It smelled a whole lot like patchouli. I came home today and I can smell it anywhere in my bedroom, and it smells like it's the tank!

No hippie jokes please!

I have been dosing the tank with Melafix, could that be the cause?

Mantis shrimp ate my baby.
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post #2 of 5 Old 01-26-2011, 06:50 AM
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My guess would be that it's the melafix... I would say melafix definitely smells like hippies.
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post #3 of 5 Old 01-26-2011, 08:15 AM
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Hefty hefty hefty.... (sorry couldent help it) Does your mela fix itself have a smell?
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post #4 of 5 Old 01-26-2011, 10:25 AM
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yea..I would probably say its the Melafix. Whenever I use it I have the same problem, I use less then a teaspoon in the tank and my entire room smells like it.
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post #5 of 5 Old 01-26-2011, 07:22 PM
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Yup, it's the Melafix.

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