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- I don't know exactly how it works, I believe Prime needs oxygen to oxidize (it is a reducer, right?). How much oxygen? Good question! Nitrification itself require oxygen since NH3 is converted to NO3, right? Do you conclude that nitrification is a bad process because oxygen is needed?
- "It would take a massive overdose to have any effect on the oxygen levels in the tank" according to Seachem T
I'm glad seachem and you agree that prime and other ammonia locks dechlor do in fact lock up oxygen.
And I'm sure you have read MSDS's on other products with sulfide compounds which state they are not to be released on streams and lakes as they kill fish and present a danger to aquatic life.
So now the only questions is whether or not adding these chemimcals to tanks is better then adding plants which do exactly the opposite. After all I have nevere heard of thriving plants killing fish.
Still just my .02
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- corina savin liked post by Robert201679 On thread : White moving spots in aquarium glass/fish has ichMy friend says 78 is too high for these fish. I will change the water and feed less. I'm just learning how to take care of these fish.Liked On: 01-19-2016, 08:51 PM
Posted On: 01-19-2016, 08:42 PMcorina savin liked post by aussieJJDude On thread : Java Fern ProblemsIt's black beard algae. To get rid of it, many have used flourish excel, hydrogen peroxide and maximising water movement in the area where the algae is present. (Plus, it will allow the java fern...Liked On: 01-13-2016, 07:18 PM
Posted On: 01-13-2016, 06:20 PMcorina savin liked post by kedi On thread : Lets talk ethics of fish in cyclesI like to think that unlike the human fish tank, the ethical fish survive and flourish. Good ethics should help one to survive through changing times. Maybe it is the most ethical fish that don't...Liked On: 12-25-2015, 07:48 PM
Posted On: 12-24-2015, 07:40 PMcorina savin liked post by Hallyx On thread : Fishless cycle questions and cloudy water.Many members run a small sponge or internal filter in tandem with their regular filter. This accumulates some bacteria so, if it's ever needed, they can easily remove it and install it in the...Liked On: 12-25-2015, 07:45 PM
Posted On: 12-25-2015, 03:51 PMcorina savin liked post by zinnia204 On thread : Is my tank cycled?Ya I think I'll keep waiting because I want to be able to add more than 2 fish eventually, and I think it would be harder to get bacteria growing if I did the plants method.Liked On: 12-06-2015, 04:46 PM
Posted On: 12-06-2015, 04:30 PMcorina savin liked post by Hallyx On thread : Prime & Oxygen LevelsThat's really terrible, T. Hope she recovers quickly and completely. Take your time. Nobody here is in any rush.Liked On: 06-28-2015, 03:09 PM
Posted On: 06-28-2015, 11:02 AMcorina savin liked post by Tattoo Tippy On thread : How to set up a new tank in a hurryForgot to mention I use Prime alsoLiked On: 05-06-2015, 09:53 PM
Posted On: 05-05-2015, 09:06 PMcorina savin liked post by SirReal303 On thread : Co2=1.0???These are 2 of our pressurized CO2 tanks. This first tank is a 20 long with a quad t5 ho light @ 96 watts. ...Liked On: 02-14-2015, 05:08 PM
Posted On: 02-14-2015, 05:02 PMcorina savin liked post by beaslbob On thread : My GH is 14dh, help please!!!:lol: I was close Just the wrong doctor. :lol:Liked On: 01-27-2015, 04:42 PM
Posted On: 01-27-2015, 04:23 PMcorina savin liked post by pop On thread : I'll Introduce Myself Just for the HalibutHello thatfreakishbear: I like fish jokes too. Why do fish swim in schools? Because they can not walk!! Why is it so easy to weigh fish? because they have their own scales!! Where do...Liked On: 12-18-2014, 03:48 PM
Posted On: 12-18-2014, 01:14 PMcorina savin liked post by Tolak On thread : Angelfish male "doesn't know what to do."I'd give them their own tank. I probably wouldn't be too good with 6 others watching me either.Liked On: 11-20-2014, 03:31 PM
Posted On: 10-21-2014, 08:33 PMcorina savin liked post by brad himself On thread : No tech planted jarI took some really shoddy looking pictures. Hooray! I have "rescaped" since the first two images. The last three are taken earlier today (say "hi" to Oscar the dog). I have actually placed the ferns...Liked On: 08-27-2014, 04:20 PM
Posted On: 08-27-2014, 03:08 PMcorina savin liked post by Mikaila31 On thread : dKH in drop checkerEven with a different indicator RO/DI is so unstable you wouldn't want to use it without some ability to buffer. And yeah RO/DI may come out at about neutral, but again no buffers. As soon as it...Liked On: 05-09-2014, 08:03 PM
Posted On: 05-09-2014, 07:34 PMcorina savin liked post by aunt kymmie On thread : Little inch worms and tiny tiny bugs?!?!?!I remember seeing a science show on the different type of microscopic organisms that live all around us and on us! There was a shot of the mites that live in our beds, feeding off of dead skin cells....Liked On: 05-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Posted On: 05-16-2010, 12:45 PMcorina savin liked post by Cspencer83 On thread : Help with cycling advice please!did you move anything from the 30 to the new tank? ether filter parts, bio wheel, substrate, tank ornaments and so forthLiked On: 04-26-2014, 02:14 PM
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