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Maracide changed formula!!!

Posted By: Victor <pistor@austin.rr.com>
Date: Thursday, 3 April 2003, at 11:33 a.m.

Well, I started treating two days ago with my leftover maracide from the previous ich outbreak last year. I went to the store this morning to buy more maracide and was unpleasantly surprised to find out that they had:
1. Changed the formula
2. Diluted the concentration
3. Jacked up the price
I'm also puzzled by the "brochure" inside the package, a 1 inch strip of paper that says: 'treat on days 1, 3, and 5' (the previous formula called for treating every day).
I'm really ticked, the old maracide worked like a charm and was inexpensive. One bottle treated 500 gallons, which was enough for a whole treatment for my tank. The new bottles treat 59 gallons only, so it takes a bottle and a half per treatment. At 7 bucks a pop, that ain't cheap.

Sigh. I'm going to