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Re: [APD] Potassium Permanganate

Donald Hellen wrote:

> Has anyone here had experience with potassium
> permanganate used as a disinfecting dip for aquatic
> plants?
> Is it safer than a chlorine dip at 20:1 for a minute or
> two or is it about the same?

I have used potassium permanganate in the past.  It is milder than a 
Clorox dip. I can leave the plants soak for 10 min without any problems. 
  This is with enough potassium permanganate to give the water a purple 
tint, not so much that you can't see through the water.


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