Vodka

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  1. Ocean

    Ocean Lazy Sea Slug

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    Can any one send me a link or tell me what exactly vodca does?
    And WHAT vodca
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Jason - Vodka is a carbon source that feeds bacteria. This includes cyano bacteria. IF you want to even start thinking of this, you should invest in some REALLY awesome bacteria source, ie. Prodibio or Zeo.....

    Ask Mekaeel - he is still dosing vodka.... BUT - he is also dosing zeo....

    Any type of Vodka would do, I presume. I dosed with Russian Bear at some stage.... BUT, after getting a bad case of cyano, I stopped - and never ever again had any cyano.... (that was last year - around November/December)...
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    yip spot on Jacques.ive stopped vodka for the last few weeks to monitor the difference in corals.i did use it with zeobac (bacteria food).but since zeo is hard to come by ive been using it with organic aqua bacteria
     
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    ya ya we all know the real reason why you want to start dosing...;)
    russion bear
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    lol @ Gaz.
    Gaz,you also dosing correct?
     
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    no, im to lazy! i still forget to feed the fish! haha! could never keep up with the vodka routine..
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    In one of the articals that i got said you can use sugar?
     
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    surgar is also a carbon source
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    yes it is also a Carbon source,but know the exact dosages etc..
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    Which is better? Which is safer?
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    ive used vodka and was pleased with the results from the beginning
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    oh yes it is Smirnoff
     
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    excellent thank you Ivan.
     
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    ivan's link doesn't seem to work?anyone?
     
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    working fine on my side
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    So is there a safer one? vodka or sugar?
     
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    Ocean Thread Starter Lazy Sea Slug

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    works here makes so much sense
     
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    Both dangerous for the inexperienced
     
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