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Old 04-30-2007, 02:32 PM   #1
 
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Flourish excel

Just wondering if anyone has any experiences with this. We just bought a bottle, hoping to help get more carbon in the water. We've read things like for some reason it's known to kill black beard algea. Any experiences would be great.
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Old 04-30-2007, 02:58 PM   #2
 
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It will kill BBA, staghorn algae and most of the hard algaes. Simply use a siringe or a pipette to apply the recomended dose directly to the algae. In a couple days it dies.

Don't overdose! I know people that have killed their fish and plants doing so. I use the large dose right after a water change to treat the algae if I have any but since I started using it all my BBA and staghorn slowly vanished. I dose it daily and no longer have a hard algae problem.

Hard algae would include BBA, Beard algae, staghorn, and the others that are very hard to remove without damaging plants.

http://www.fishforum.com/viewtopic.p...xcel+dip#42949

That topic will cover some of the basics.
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Old 04-30-2007, 04:23 PM   #3
 
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cool thanks. i had heard about the spot treating but hadn't heard mention of using it as a dip.
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