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Grapefruit seed extract

Grapefruit seed is touted on several natural health sources as effective
against bacteria, protozoa, yeast, mildew and just about everything. The
concentations used are higher than would be economical in an aquarium ( 1
drop per Oz approx). 

My wife uses it to "disinfect" raw chicken and turkey before feeding it to
our cats so I may set up a tank and try it on algae and see if the
biological filter survives.

The reference to the salmon roe cited can be found at:


The active component appears to be Diphenol hydroxybenzene and the safety
data can be found at 



Mark Hack