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    Quote Originally Posted by Boundava View Post
    I just find Prime to be a lot more cost effective, since it is so concentrated. Safe is even more concentrated...but I don't want to deal with rehyrdrating it and the calculations for the 75, let alone something smaller like a 5.5, 10 or 20L.

    Plus the bonus of the 24 ammonia nitrI/Ate neutralization.
    There is no rehydrating of Seachem Safe. Just add the correct amount directly to tank water.

    Using these spoons, I can get the right amount of safe, with no calculations

    https://www.amazon.com/Norpro-3080-S...rop+dash+spoon

    Drop of Safe = per ~3 gallons
    Smidgen of Safe = per ~6 gallons
    Pinch of Safe = per ~12 gallons
    Dash of Safe = per ~75 gallons
    Tad of Safe = per ~ 300gallons

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    I will have to pull my bottle of Safe out of my fish storage box and take a look at what it says. I have a set of similar spoons for my EI ferts, I am all set to try it out.
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    Thanks for the advice. I use Chewy for my Autoship Pet Supplies and did not realize they DO carry Prime.
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    Rocksor,
    What Do you mean by this? Chloramine = ammonia once the bind has been broken by Stress Coat.
    Are you saying Chloramine IS Ammomia?
    In that case I would be covered with Stress Coat. Correct?
    Sorry, just did not understand. Thanks.
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    Oh okay learned something new today. "Chloramines are derivatives of ammonia by substitution of one, two or three hydrogen atoms with chlorine atoms"

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    On another note, finally broke down and ordered the 2 part Versa top 75 from Dr . Fosters.
    It turns out the lips on the inside of my 75 Gallon Tank are not wide enough and these tops that would probably fit a newer Tank do not fit my old tank.
    The lips are too thin on the inside. Guess they are bigger on a new tank.

    I bought my tank from someone on Craigslist and she had burned the plastic support frame in the middle top of tank. So there is a chunk out of the middle of it.
    So much for it supporting anything. So I had to pack the Versa Top up and send it back. I was really looking forward to having a nice top.
    What I'm using now is a YouTube project I saw with 1/8" picture frame glass. I'm thinking of jus buying a 1/4" large piece of glass that goes across the top of the tank leaving room for filters an feeding.
    It's just been a bad and disappointing day to say the least. ;-(
    Sorry I had to vent to someone that might understand.
    Last edited by Dino1956; 10-13-2016 at 10:41 PM.
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    I know people have DIY-ed center braces that were damaged or removed. It is s support that isn't just aesthetic or convenient for lids, but functional with the stress of the water pressure against the front and back glass which can bow the glass/damage the seals on the tank (best case).

    Sorry about the glass lids not working out for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dino1956 View Post
    Rocksor,
    What Do you mean by this? Chloramine = ammonia once the bind has been broken by Stress Coat.
    Are you saying Chloramine IS Ammomia?
    In that case I would be covered with Stress Coat. Correct?
    Sorry, just did not understand. Thanks.
    When water conditioners are used to treat for chloramine, the water conditioner will break apart the chloramine into chlorine and ammonia. Stress coat will get rid of the chlorine, but it does not do anything to the ammonia. The ammonia remains toxic until consumed by bacteria in your filter. The toxic ammonia can stress your fish out or harm them, depending the amount in the tap water. You can tell the amount of ammonia in chloramine by using the API ammonia test.

    Water conditioners like Prime that neutralize ammonia will turn it into non-toxic ammonium, where Prime is the only conditioner to date to hold the ammonia as ammonium for 48 hours; most water conditioners only do 24 hours.

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    I have been thinking of ordering Seachem Safe and the measuring spoons Rocksor posted for use on the 75G tanks and continue using Prime for the smaller ones.
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    My best bet being the condition of my tank is provably a piece of Plexiglass or quarter inch Glass covering the entire top of tank and lying flat edge to edge.
    It would be 48.4" X like 14". given enough room for HOB Filters and feeding space.
    Sorry to go off topic, guys & gals.
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