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Using Metricide

Had a question as to what those dosing Metricide in their tanks were doing when adding the activator. I have 1 qt bottles of 14 day, but they will last me far longer than 14 days.... So to simplify my question, how do you dose the activator to the Matricide to only activate what your dosing that day?

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Hi,

You do not use the activator. Throw it away.

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Nice post Barbosa...I thought that the read was part of your sig.


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Thanks. Maybe I over reacted but, I want to make sure he/she do not use the activator.

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Thanks. Maybe I over reacted but, I want to make sure he/she do not use the activator.
Mush appreciated too... without giant red lettering I may have overlooked it =) So how much would you dose a 55 gallon with after water change day? a cap full? I used to dose 2 caps of Excel, so I assume with twice the gluteraldyhyde content as Excel I would just add half as much? I usually find my assumptions are almost always wrong, so....
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Nice post Barbosa...I thought that the read was part of your sig.
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Mush appreciated too... without giant red lettering I may have overlooked it =) So how much would you dose a 55 gallon with after water change day? a cap full? I used to dose 2 caps of Excel, so I assume with twice the gluteraldyhyde content as Excel I would just add half as much? I usually find my assumptions are almost always wrong, so....
I dose the same as Excel which is almost double for months now with no ill effects to fish or plants. I think it helps me keep the algae at bay.

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