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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-21-2010, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
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3g excel dosage

how much and how often for a 3 gallon? thanks
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I use a dropper bottle and dose 18 drops on Monday, then 4 drops per day Tues-Sat. I do a 50% water change on Sunday (no dosing), then start the whole cycle over again.

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I refer to you the manufacturer's instructions:

On initial use or after a major (> 40%) water change, use 1 capful (5 mL) for every 40 L (10 gallons*). Thereafter use 1 capful for every 200 L (50 gallons*) daily or every other day.
Thus, for a 3 gallon tank, after a large water change, you would dose 1.67 mL. Thereafter, you dose 300 microlitres per day (get a syringe to do this, they should be graduated to this degree).


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I dose 1.66 mL after a WC, and .30 mL daily after that. I use a 3mL syringe I bought at CVS. Which is basically what Darkblade said.
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