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Old 10-27-2014, 09:53 AM   #11
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Was he treating the tank with copper?

What that make a difference? Just in general out of interest.
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What that make a difference? Just in general out of interest.
Cupramine and prime mixed in a tank creates a toxic stew in rhe tank. Offhandedly, its the only thing I can think of for this that would directly relate to prime.
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True, true - I was wondering if it was maybe 10gal or some mix up with litres. Big tanks I just find a pretty bullet proof (until they are not and you are cursing that a water python was never purchased after the umpteenth bucket).

A capful in a 10 gallon would certainly be at the manufactures proclaimed limit for safety. Would be much more plausible.
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Cupramine and prime mixed in a tank creates a toxic stew in rhe tank. Offhandedly, its the only thing I can think of for this that would directly relate to prime.

Thanks for the reply - that is interesting.
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Even a 5x dose of prime by itself would not produce that kind of instant death. It had to be something else tied to what he was doing.
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Its sounds like he got the prime mixed up with the ammonia! I almost did that once.lol

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Its sounds like he got the prime mixed up with the ammonia! I almost did that once.lol

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Or the vodka I always know where the vodka goes though...

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Or the vodka I always know where the vodka goes though...

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Vodka is a legitimate way to reduce nitrates though
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You said it!!! Wc's and vodka go hand in hand

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