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Re: NFC: PoP Eye help
dont forget that as it recycles you will be getting
more nitrite spikes as the bacteria reestablish. Deja
vu all over again.
I would do about a 40% change as often as you can,
every other day would be good. your charcoal will
fairly quickly get saturated. Cheaper to rely on water
changes for a week or so. The gravel will have some of
the tetracycline so stir it up when you do the water
--- Stephen DiCerbo <mykiss at nycap_rr.com> wrote:
> jake levi wrote:
> > Hi Stephen
> > yes, the tetracycline wipes out a broad spectrum
> > bacteria, both gram negative and gram positive, as
> > such the bacteria that do the denitrfying are
> > That is a danger when using any antibiotic. They
> > equal opportunity killers.
> damned had I known that , I might have skipped
> that attempt
> altogether.... oh, well.... seems kinda cache 22,
> if the treatment
> would tend to increase the problem that caused the
> well, gotta get religious about cleaning.....
> > Draconian=major.
> > I would do major water changes on the tank,40%,
> > increase the mechanical filtration and once the
> > tetracycline has been diluted seed the substrate
> > gravel from a functioning tank. you can also swap
> > filter screens from one in a functioning tank. I
> > hope that the water changes would help the popeye
> > condition. How big of a tank is it?
> > jake
> will do... the first change was about 50%.......
> the renewal of
> carbon in the filter seems to be fading the color
> also, but I will do a
> water change every other day for a bit, maybe....
> and use lots of
> stress coat... :^)
> its a 90 gallon tank, and I ain't got no others
> for seeds.... but
> the mechanical system must be well suited for it, I
> never even lost any
> fish, that I can remember on the original nitrogen
> Stephen Di Cerbo
> stephen at stormtree_com
> " Here comes the trout that must be caught
> with tickling. "
> - William Shakespeare -
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