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Old 02-15-2011, 06:08 PM   #1
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Does anybody else use pond stuff all the time? Dechlorinators, etc?

I've been doing it for a long time now and haven't seen any impact in water or fish. I normally use NovAqua+ Water Conditioner, but a few months back I saw the same brand (in the same size bottle) except it was labelled as for ponds...

I looked at the back and saw the ingredients were exactly the same except the pond one was massively, massively concentrated (basically, just less water in the bottle). While a capfull of the aquarium one would treat 10 gallons, a capfull of the pond one treated the entire 75 gallon tank (and that was overdosing). The most impressive thing? It cost half as much.

The only downside I have is that the conditioner STINKS! You have to hold your nose using the pond one to keep out that chemical smell.

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Ive often wondered if there were any differences, but never took the time to check.
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I have wondered about this as well, as I have both ponds and aquariums. I am currently using some pond strength products in my aquariums (measuring carefully), and so far so good
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