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post #6 of (permalink) Old 02-13-2012, 07:53 PM Thread Starter
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unissuh said this in the original thread:
Originally Posted by unissuh View Post
Heat will probably knock it off - marinum is a low temp bug, not as temp tolerant as some others in the genus AFAIK. Boil it for a while and it will probably be fine. Wood and rocks are fine with this or soaking in alcohol, I'd ditch your substrate and plants or keep them in a known contaminated system because I don't think it's worth the effort of disinfecting to a satisfactory degree.
I've bolded the key part: as far as he (and I) know, marinum is a low-temp bug. At least on my part, that's only a semi-educated guess, so I'm really hoping to find someone on here who can confirm that with some confidence/authority.

Please chime in if you have any of the education/knowledge to help me figure this out!
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