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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, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal:
    fishless cycling:
    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
    If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
    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.
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