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Old 01-30-2012, 05:02 AM   #243 (permalink)
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Default Re: glutaraldehyde instead of excel

Hi vuslat,

Welcome to APC! To avoid confusion I would recommend you purchase the 2% solution at first since it is very close to the 1.5% concentration in Seachem Excel.

Normal Dosing:
On initial use or after a major (> 40%) water change, use 4 mL for every 40 L (10 gallons*). Thereafter use 4 mL for every 200 L (50 gallons*) daily or every other day.

For Algacide Properties:
On initial use or after a major (> 40%) water change, use 4 mL for every 40 L (10 gallons*). Thereafter use 8 mL for every 200 L (50 gallons*) daily.

Remember some plants do not respond well to the use of Excel; especially Vallisneria and Ceratophyllum. Please report back with your results!

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