PO4 Remover Problem?

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    Hi all

    Decided to use some liquid PO4 remover to help with my PO4 problem, been dripping it into my overflow as directed over the last 3-4hrs, but just got home and found my Pin Cushion a little funny? It has like swollen over some of its head?:whistling:

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    What are the ingredients of the remover ?

    Softies don't like any Aluminium compounds
     
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    It's liquid remover so no aluminium.
     
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    OK, so what are the ingredients ?
     
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    Lanthanum Chloride.
     
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    Is this normal? it going to be ok?
     
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    If it was me, I would stop using the PO4 remover and use something that steadily remove PO4.
     
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    Too late, its all in.
     
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    Are you suppose to use the entire bottle.
     
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    think it is one bottle to 500l
    Just used it on my tank on fri also have a pincushion leather . Everything in my tank looks fine
     
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    Leathers are pretty hardy. Give him a day or 2 and he should shed of that layer and be fine again. Also set the skimmer to wet, as what ever phosphates the remover releases, is skimmed out in 24 hrs.
     
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