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Re: Live Foods Digest V2 #352
> It surprised me, that nobody mentioned the old stand-by ammonium nitrate
> (NH4NO3, available in garden supply stores) that is mentioned by W.T.
> The dosage recommended is 5 grains/US gallon, or 85 milligrams/liter,
> added dissolved in a small amount of water. It is said to be safe for
> fish and plants. In 24 hours the hydra are gone.
If the pH in my tank were much above 7.8, I would be terrified to add that
much ammonia to my tank. Best get it down to below 7.0 before trying this.
Or would that make the treatment ineffective?