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00blaster250 02-19-2009 11:12 PM

Water Conditioning
 
has anyone ever used or does use any of these products?

1. Aquarium Water Quality & Conditioners: Seachem Prime Water Conditioner

2. Aquarium Biological Water Conditioner: Drs. Foster & Smith Water Repair Series Colonize

3. Chlorine and Heavy Metal Removers: Water Repair Series Neutralize by Drs. Foster and Smith

or what do you prefer to use

aunt kymmie 02-19-2009 11:15 PM

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Originally Posted by 00blaster250 (Post 173613)

Prime, great product, it's the only one I'll ever use. :-)

00blaster250 02-19-2009 11:19 PM

i didnt understand the desc. is it for use when your tryin to establish a tank

aunt kymmie 02-19-2009 11:25 PM

It's a water conditioner to make tap water safe. I used it at initial setup and every time I do a water change. Any water going into my tank is treated with this product. Make sense??

00blaster250 02-19-2009 11:27 PM

ok i understand now. Thanks

Fishcricker 02-20-2009 01:37 AM

I use Prime now and am going to stick with it. I used API stress coat and Tetre Aqua Safe, only to see my fish do a lot of flashing right after a water change and I was very careful about not overdosing. My fish stopped doing this after I switched to Prime. :-D

JohnnyD44 02-20-2009 08:21 AM

I use the API stress coat and stress zyme during my water changes. I've heard alot of good things about prime. You guys think it's something I should look into? I'm going to the LFS this weekend to see if they got any cory catfish in

Let me know what you think

1077 02-20-2009 08:25 AM

Prime gets my vote.;-)

Tyyrlym 02-20-2009 09:03 AM

Prime here. It not only neutralizes chlorine, chloramine, and heavy metals, it will also detoxify ammonia and nitrites to a degree. It's a great all around product.

JohnnyD44 02-20-2009 09:53 AM

i'm convinced! Thanks guys! I'll make the switch this weekend


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