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Apparently I am not that good at math...

I have a 2gl tank.

The instructions for Seachem Prime state that 1cap = 50gal and 1 cap ring = 1ml.

So do I just put in a drop some how? Is that how much is needed for each gallon?
 

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Apparently I am not that good at math...

I have a 2gl tank.

The instructions for Seachem Prime state that 1cap = 50gal and 1 cap ring = 1ml.

So do I just put in a drop some how? Is that how much is needed for each gallon?

Hi I have a 2.5 gallon tank and use 4 drops mixed in my fresh water changes, which are 70 ounces. I've had no issues.

Many here have said it is difficult overdose.

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I actually have a flip top on my small bottle of Prime. This allows me to just do droplets of it.

Others may pipe in to give their ideas

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I use a pipette. It's 2 drops per gallon. :3
 

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2 drops per gallon :) if your bottle doesn't have a dropper lid, you can buy a pipette or an eye/ear dropper.

Droppers can be bought at any drug store for a few dollars, usually in a pack of 2 or 3.

I bought a 100 count bag of disposable, 3ml pipettes from Amazon for about $5. These are awesome because if one gets accidentally contaminated (by soap or whatever) I can just throw it away and grab a new, clean one.

I do wish the manufacturers of these products would list amounts with smaller tanks in mind. Seems every bottle I pick up says something like "for every 100 gallons..."
 

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Thanks a ton, everyone. I'm going to head to walgreens/cvs later and see what they have.

Sad part is, when @ThatFishThough mentioned 'pipette' I had to google it. I haven't used one since high school. Goodness.

I agree @NiceCrocs. They should list a chart per gallon. I'm sure schools buy this stuff in bulk too and it would just be easier on everyone. Or at least put it with a dropper lid, (I have the 16fl oz bottle and it does not).
 

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I actually use a insulin syringe to dose prime for my tanks. Worked it out to 0.1 ml for 1-3G, 0.2 ml for 5g, 0.4 ml for 10g and 0.8ml for 20g. Using these syringe measurements idk if others have different units
 
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