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Re: [APD] hydrogen peroxide dosage
I believe Jerry Baker wrote this email section below:
> Stuart Halliday wrote:
>> Seems like a lot.
>> At 3% solution, surely 0.05ml per litre is enough to oxygenate?
>> ie 5ml for 100 litres?
>> Mind with this small level you can repeat dosage every 12 hours.
> It seems, from all the research I can find, as though anything below
> 10ppm is safe for bacteria and fish.
Yes I've read that too.
> Invertebrates might be more
> sensitive, but I've repeatedly dosed up to 15 ppm with no visible
> ill-effects on fish or snails. With 3% peroxide, adding 1 tablespoon per
> 8 gallons will yield very close to 15 ppm.
1 tbp = 15ml, 8 US g = 30L
So that's 15ml per 30L or 4.5ml per 100L with 3% peroxide.
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