re: Effect of maracide on plants

>From: mmclean at mindspring_com (Mark McLean)
>Hi all,
>     Does anyone know if maricide (Tris (hydroxmethyl)aminomethane,
>dibromohydroxymercurifluoresoein, analine green)  has any adverse effects on
>plants ? My ram has ich and maracide has always worked well in my none
>planted tanks.
>     Thanks in advance for any advice,

In my experience, Maracide will not harm your plants (other than temporarily blocking their light), but it will color your silicone.

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