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Re: [APD] Killing BGA

Hello again,

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 5:13 AM, Stuart Halliday <stuart at mytriops_com>wrote:

> I believe Titus Mathews wrote this email section below:
> > I suspect the black slime Diana was combatting is likely some form of
> > BGA, and so would recommend the above procedure to her as well.
> I've used Hydrogen peroxide in the past to do spot treatment.
> I've heard of people using antibiotics.

Indeed, from what I've read, H peroxide is effective for spot treatment, and
I've also read of people using antibiotics effectively against  BGA, since
its actually a bacteria.

However, what I personally like about the approach Mr. Barr  prescribes is
that it doesn't involve adding anything the tank doesn't need - KNO3 is just
fertilizer for the plants. Furthermore,  I didn't have to go out and buy
anything for it to work (I already had KNO3 on hand). It was pretty easy,
and it worked absolutely, so I was happy! :-)


T.  =8)
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