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Old 09-06-2010, 05:49 PM   #1 
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how much PRIME should i use in a 2.5 gal tank?

not really sure and the instructions just cofused me more, thats why i need some advice. thanks!
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Old 09-06-2010, 06:14 PM   #2 
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A couple of drops
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Old 09-06-2010, 06:19 PM   #3 
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It's 2 drops/gallon, so a 100% water change would be 5 drops.
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Old 09-06-2010, 06:23 PM   #4 
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Yea the chemical adding confused me too at first....I use a plastic teaspoon measure set,
so for my NutraFin water conditioner it is...

5 ml = 1 tsp = 10 gallons
2.5ml = 1/2 tsp = 5 gallons
1.25ml = 1/4 tsp = 2.5 gallons
0.625ml = 1/8 tsp = 1.25 gallons

Or you could buy a dropper with measure lines since pouring it out can get messy.
Most of the the water conditioning stuff just has a distinct "smell" to it & isn't dangerous but I wear gloves anyway.
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Old 09-06-2010, 06:40 PM   #5 
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thank guys, i appreciate it. i just didnt want to add more and harm my betta, so i'll be adding 5 drops of PRIME with every 100% water change. btw cballas, a tip my wife gave me is to use a syringe for measuring ml.
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Old 09-07-2010, 05:21 PM   #6 
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5 drops.
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:07 PM   #7 
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thanks dramaqueen, im about to do a 100% water change in a bit.
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Old 09-07-2010, 10:11 PM   #8 
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On the topic of Prime dosage, if you add too much prime, how would it affect fish? I've been kinda curious about that.
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Old 09-08-2010, 11:07 AM   #9 
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On the topic of Prime dosage, if you add too much prime, how would it affect fish? I've been kinda curious about that.
It doesn't - it is perfectly safe. Before I recently learned the proper dosage is 2 drops per gallon, I was using TEN drops per gallon & did so for YEARS without any harm to any of my fish (bettas, cichlids, livebearers, etc.).
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