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Re: [APD] Aquatic-Plants Digest, Vol 25, Issue 72
i've heard now from numerous people that it can be effective in very low
concentrations less than 16ppm to rid GW and yet not hurt the plants
Jerry Baker wrote:
>Thomas Barr wrote:
>>Acetic acid is what we have used to kill plant tubers, you can kill your fish with common house hold stuff also, I'd suggest the same caution as you would take with H2O2, another house hold item that has killed a few fish in planted tanks not too long ago.
>Hydrogen peroxide is an excellent oxidizer that is safe for fish and
>biofilms in very low concentrations (~16ppm). The only problem I ran
>into with it was that it would oxidize the iron in the water column and
>create a slight whitish haze. It is probably totally unnecessary in an
>aquarium unless you have good reason to believe that there are a great
>deal of dissolved organics that cannot be removed by carbon or a water
>change for whatever reason.
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