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Old 05-09-2018, 01:22 PM   #1
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Used excel, Killed my Crypto

So like the title says I tried slowly adding Excel to the tank over 3 weeks and today they are melted.

The question is are then gone gone, or if I stop dosing excel and do a water change they may come back in time?
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Old 05-09-2018, 01:42 PM   #2
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How much excel? How long have they been in there? Are other plants doing well? I always dose excel with crypts and never have issues.
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Old 05-09-2018, 02:17 PM   #3
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That is Crypt melt. They might bounce back...mine did.
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Used excel, Killed my Crypto

I use half the dose evey morning for about 2 weeks then I went to 2/3 the dose for a couple days and they melted. Everything else in the tank is doing fine just the 3 crypts I have
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Yeah, crypts are sensitive.
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Different for every tank I guess.... 200% dose of met. 14 didn't kill mine.
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I have been meaning to order met14 once this excel bottle is empty, maybe they will react different to that
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As above - I didnít have any trouble with mine either but can happen and they bounce back. I had Val melt initially and came back.
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Ok, Iíll stick to the dosage I have now and wait to see what happens
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Imo drop the dose back to where no issues and see if they recover.
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