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Testing Water while using Maracide

Posted By: peterinwa <peterinwa@attbi.com>
Date: Wednesday, 13 November 2002, at 3:20 p.m.

Will I get accurate results testing pH, Ammonia, Nitrite and Nitrate while using Maracide?

Also I plan a regular water change during treatment, so I plan to replace the Maracide I remove. (I'll take out 3 gals so I'll put in 3 extra drops of Maracide that day.) Sound right?

I'm doing this because I assume the Maracide builds up in strength and I don't want to dilute it too much with the water change. If it really does build up, however, 1 drop per gallon might not be enough -- depending on how far into the treatment I am and how much it has built up in the water.

On the other hand, if the Maracide dissipates daily and doesn't build up much a