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  1. Default Study of Melafix - does not have antibacterial properties

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    So it's a snake oil?
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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    This is likely why I have never had much luck when I tried this stuff in the past.

    Good to see a little third party confirmation
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL=""]

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    It would be interesting to see what pathogens they tested it against, but that requires $$$$ to see the full study.

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    I've always thought of Melafix and Pimafix as 'nature' treatments that may or may not work and have never counted on them for much. Good to know I was in the right ball park
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies, mystery & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco, mystery & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, mystery snails
    90 Gal Journal:
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    fish in cycling:

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    I've always had my doubts with melafix as well. In real life, I've never really heard anything positive (fish related) about it. I wonder if it's the dilution making the tea tree oil to weak to do any good. I know in real life I am allergic to everything and when I stick my hands into something I shouldn't I have used tea tree oil to help with irritations and it works. Anyway this thread reminded me of Willafix lol
    People say if you can't say something nice then don't say anything at all... Then they wonder why am I so quiet.
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?

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