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Old 04-29-2005, 09:34 PM   #1
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How to use kalk treatment for Aptasia?

I've heard that kalk injections work good to control aptasia. My aptasias are about 1/4" tall. How do you go about "injecting" something that small?

What is the process for kalk fixing aptasia? Thanks all!
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Old 04-30-2005, 01:51 PM   #2
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use a small insulin needle available at the drug store. fill with kalkwasser, mixed as you would to dose it. put needle under water, carefully insert needle into aiptasia's "flesh" and inject as small a squirt as possible into it. it will shrivle and perish almost immediately.

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Old 04-30-2005, 10:19 PM   #3
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It worked for me awhile back but I needed a couple of treatments to get the stubborn ones. The guy at the pharmacy looked at me kinda funny when I told him I needed a needle for my reef tank.
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yes. i have gotten that look before too
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