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Old 11-22-2012, 08:37 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by dmagerl View Post
If you're doing Excel directly on plants that are out of water, I'd use a 10:1 water/excel mixture. Anything more and you stand the risk of killing the plant as well as the algae..

I should say 9 parts water, 1 part excel. Is that 9:1 or 10:1?

I've used 10:1 and it takes a few days but it does kill the algae.
If it is 9 parts water and 1 part excel, then it is 9:1 or a 1 in 10 dilution.
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