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Visine eye dropper for dispensing Prime dechlorinator in nanos

TLDR: 1 drop of prime from a visine bottle dechlorinates a 2 liter or 1/2 gallon of water.

Since I'm cheap, I don't want to buy diluted dechlorinator so I use Prime. It's a little bit difficult to get an accurate dosage for nano tanks however since 1 ml is for 10 gallons. So I took an 8ml visine eye dropper, cleaned it out, and filled it with tap water, and counted the drops. 180 drops for 8 ml of liquid. This translates to 22 drops per ml, or 2.2 drops per gallon.

So I filled up the bottle with prime and use 1 drop per 2 liter bottle of water.

Now if only I could devise an easy method for dosing dry ferts in a nano
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I also use a turkey baster for water changes/cleaning for my half gallon tanks. Works like a charm.


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i've always thought one drop treats one gallon
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i've always thought one drop treats one gallon
One drop from what? Understand that not all drops are created equally.
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