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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.
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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
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    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
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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 http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...light=willafix
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