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Old 04-04-2013, 04:28 PM   #1 
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Can you overdose IAL?

So, I am just curious, is it possible for a fish to OD on ial? I put a leaf in and the water is darker then normal. How dark is too dark? What would adverse effects, if any be?
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:37 PM   #2 
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One of my friend experimentally left IAL inside one of his betta's tank until the water was sooo dark ( couldn't see the fish at all ), then when he finally changed the water ( he didn't change it for about a month and I was there when he did ), the betta was okay, and I thought it's color was darker or something but couldn't make sure of this since it was a fighter betta.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:37 PM   #3 
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Sharp drop in pH comes to mind.
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:50 PM   #4 
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One way to keep the ial concentration consistent is to keep a couple leaves in a gallon jug of water and add the tea after a water change. That way you dont have to wait for tannins to leach and ph a ial remain fairly consistent levels.
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:00 AM   #5 
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I am glad I saw this I just ordered some.
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