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Parabola

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The ich medication was used once about a year ago. The silicone does have a light shade of green to it, though requiring close examination to reveal such. The amount of medication used was half the recommended volume, as a school of clown loaches was occupying the tank.
 

cthulhu77

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It really is hard to say...I've used Malachite in freshwater tanks quite often, even ones with crabs, etc in them, and had no problems...it is just that cephs are so dang picky about metals.
If you have the time and inclination, it might not be a bad idea just to replace the silicone...I know it is not a lot of fun, but...
 

Parabola

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I'll keep looking into it. However replacing the silicone might be the most reasonable course of action, definately don't want my octo to die because of my laziness.

Thanks for all the advice.
 

DHyslop

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Parabola said:
However replacing the silicone might be the most reasonable course of action, definately don't want my octo to die because of my laziness.

Certainly an admirable sentiment!

Dan
 

Jean

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Parabola said:
I'll keep looking into it. However replacing the silicone might be the most reasonable course of action, definately don't want my octo to die because of my laziness.

Thanks for all the advice.

Way to go Parabola!

J
 

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