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Old 09-28-2011, 01:20 AM   #1
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Vodka Method???

i was reading a article today about the vodka method for raising ph and dropping NO3 and PO4. has anybody done this and what was the proper dosage of vodka per gallon?

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i was reading a article today about the vodka method for raising ph and dropping NO3 and PO4. has anybody done this and what was the proper dosage of vodka per gallon?

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I started a thread about this a few weeks ago...
Never tried it but google search showed that it will increase alkalinity and lower nitrates. Dunno, but pwc sounds safer to me
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Ya I don't plan on stopping my weekly pwc. But after reading this I was very curious about this idea and just wanted to know if anybody have done this before and if it really worked. It sounds crazy to me I would feel like I'm giving my fish a drinking problem lol
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Vodka can also be used to euthanize fish. Not so sure I'd want it in my tank.
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Here's a link for you to read.
Vodka Dosing by 'Genetics' and 'Stony_Corals' - Reefkeeping.com
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