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potassium permanganate

  1. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I don't have a quarantine tank set up and I'm going to be ordering some plants soon. I read a scary post about someone getting plants filled with planaria so am thinking about ways to disinfect the plants before I put them in my tank (which already has livestock). I know about potassium...
  2. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I received a new plant over the weekend. The seller advised that I do alum and potassium permanganate dips since he claimed his tank had pond snails. And so I did a 10 min dip in potassium permanganate and a 2-3 hour dip in a highly concentrated solution of water & alum. I rinsed the plants...
  3. Algae
    Does anyone know the dosage per gallon of Potassium Permanganate per 1,000 gallons of water. I raise Koi and I have a 20,000 gallon pool and even with a sand filter, I can not get rid of the algae. I have been told this chemical will kill it without harming my waterlilies or KOI, but I don't...
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