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08-28-2012 10:39 PM
HypnoticAquatic the trick i learned or at least worked best for me was to remove the fiss and place in into a tuperware container then fill half way with water then dose 1/3 or 1/4 of the water volume with ho stir then place the moss inside to soak about 2-3 min place back in tank if try an dose strait i have had browning issues same if u leave it exposed to high % for to long that worked amazing for some super infested peices that would have been trash it not, experiment hands on experiance ≥ someone elses word, take advice then see what works for yourself. hope ya get it worked out.
08-28-2012 06:01 PM
ThatGuyWithTheFish OK, I've been spot treating the fissidens with no slaughter yet. But as I was reading up, I saw that people say to use up to 3/ml per gallon! I've been spot treating only a bit more than 1ml in the whole 20G tank. How much should I be spot treating?
08-19-2012 01:01 AM
Complexity
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Originally Posted by willknowitall View Post
double dosed tank for 4 days, bba turned red, fissidens unharmed
Sorry for the picky questions, but I'd really like to know. Excel has two dosing amounts, so which one did you double dose?

(1) The amount you are supposed to dose every day?
(2) Or they amount you're supposed to dose only after water changes?
08-18-2012 08:21 AM
willknowitall
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Did you spot treat the Excel or just put it in the tank?
double dosed tank for 4 days, bba turned red, fissidens unharmed
08-17-2012 04:59 AM
herns Spot treating will kill the fissidens. Get the parameters in the right condition and they would just die off.

I have this experienced in my two tank. The fissidens mat I have had BBA on my 20G tank. I transferred them to my smaller tank which no algae and the BBA fissidens just turned red in few days and disintegrate.
08-13-2012 02:02 PM
sjb1987 i have spot treated mini fissidens a number of times with h2o2 every time i get excel near mini fissidens or my flame moss i can kiss it good bye
08-09-2012 09:28 PM
creekbottom i've spot treated with h2O2 and not had any problems.
08-09-2012 08:23 PM
Complexity
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Originally Posted by willknowitall View Post
have had no issues with double dosing excel
Did you spot treat the Excel or just put it in the tank?
08-09-2012 08:51 AM
willknowitall fissidens is very sensive to h202 spot treatment
peroxide kills or damages my fissidens but
have had no issues with double dosing excel
08-08-2012 11:13 PM
sjb1987 ive treated mine with h202....excel will kill the moss
08-08-2012 10:41 PM
ThatGuyWithTheFish
Spot Treating Algae on Fissidens

Due to lack of CO2 and 24hrs of light a day malfunction, my fissidens is teeming with BBA and staghorn algae. How can I spot treat it? I've heard that fissidens is sensitive, so I don't want to lose it.

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