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post #3 of (permalink) Old 02-18-2013, 04:10 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by steven p View Post
Maybe spray it down with peroxide (wait 5-10 mins, watch it sizzle)and then do a flush of the system (hour soak) followed by some ferts to keep the bga from coming back? Assuming low nitrates triggered the bloom.
hmmm... I was trying to get away from soaking because the substrate is sphagnum... it is going to float everywhere if I soak it.

Originally Posted by somewhatshocked View Post
I've occasionally had issues with it melting UG in both emersed and submerged environments.

Not sure if it would work but you could try mixing up a solution of Maracyn-Two in a spray bottle and misting with that several times a day for a week. Or, if you've got things in an environment that can be flooded, fill with water and toss in a pump and dose Maracyn-Two at full strength.
I never tried maracyn-two before but I don't have time to mist it several times a day. I can't flooded it either.

Originally Posted by Monster Fish View Post
Have you tried spraying a KNO3 solution?
I heard this will burn the UG. What am I targetting 10ppm? or 20ppm?
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