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Old June 11, 2009, 02:35 AM
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Default This look ok for a biocide?

Looking to pickup something local to throw in my distilled loop.

No More Algae from Jungle - Aquarium Maintenance - Fish - PetSmart

Also considering silver, but have no idea where I'd find some for cheap.
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Old June 11, 2009, 02:43 AM
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Actually, it just so happens that the active ingredient there is exactly the same as PT_Nuke - Copper sulfate pentahydrate. Now as for the necessary dosage, not sure about that. PT_Nuke is about 4% active ingredient, and requires about 1 drop/L. You'd have to check the concentration on the bottle and try to approximate it.
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Old June 11, 2009, 03:35 AM
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I don't know if I would trust an aquarium biocide just due to the unknowns. But silver is easily recovered from any custom jewelers in your area. Just get a piece and make sure it is large enough not to get sucked around the loop and make sure it's pure too. Like 99.999% pure. Drop it in your res and there ya go.
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