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cyanobacteria-blue/green algae - expert help needed
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roby
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PostPosted: 2003.09.11(Thu)13:54    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Discus Man Smile This is what someone told me (obviously not the right way) as I've nevere personally tried Erythromycin because I'm allergic to it and don't go anywhere near it Very Happy
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number6
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Location: Ontario, Canada

PostPosted: 2003.09.11(Thu)14:53    Post subject: Reply with quote

roby wrote:
as I've never personally tried Erythromycin because I'm allergic to it and don't go anywhere near it

Yikes... well then do avoid... Smile
Erythromycin can help reduce a few of the common forms of blue green algae. When I mentioned that erythromycin won't attack BGA, I meant that the relatonship between the different species of BGA and Erythromycin follow all norms of anti-biotic action, including immunity...
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PostPosted: 2003.09.15(Mon)19:32    Post subject: Reply with quote

I dosed my discus tank after having no luck I tried more and less current , lights, and ferts and couldnt fix it. SO I dosed with the erythro at
1/4 of the recomended dose
and after 3-4 days I havnt seen it again. Its been at least a few months.
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