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Have any of y’all used this? What was your experience like? Do you have sps and did it effect them? I’m noticing a little bryopsis in my frag tank and I wanted to knock it out before it got an significant footing in my tank.
 

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I haven't used that specific brand, but I have used Fluconazole twice and it is awesome. No affect on SPS or LPS, and it totally cleared the bryopsis. Only downside is it does kill any macro algae you may have.
 

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Have any of y’all used this? What was your experience like? Do you have sps and did it effect them? I’m noticing a little bryopsis in my frag tank and I wanted to knock it out before it got an significant footing in my tank.
It’s okay. Had more successes for vibrant


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I haven't used that specific brand, but I have used Fluconazole twice and it is awesome. No affect on SPS or LPS, and it totally cleared the bryopsis. Only downside is it does kill any macro algae you may have.
Also used another band of it. Seemed to do the trick... but honestly I would just do a bacteria blend (Vibrant / Continuum Aquatics Bacter Clean-M / etc) instead as they can remove it (takes longer) but also helps many other aspects (imo).
 

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Used it on bryopsis in a frag tank couple of years ago. Did the trick. Didn't really seem to impact bubble algae that I recall (or maybe that came later) but vibrant took care of that.
 

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I used the exact brand Reef Flux and it worked like magic on bryopsis. Took about 4 weeks but it is gone for months now, and didnt affect any coral or clam
 
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I have vibrant and I just started using it again. I’ll give it a few weeks then try the fluconazole.
 

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I have vibrant and I just started using it again. I’ll give it a few weeks then try the fluconazole.
It'll take longer than a few weeks iirc based on the BRS test of it. I think it was like 8 weeks or something...

As we all know in reefing... slow and steady wins the race.
 
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It'll take longer than a few weeks iirc based on the BRS test of it. I think it was like 8 weeks or something...

As we all know in reefing... slow and steady wins the race.
I knew they tested vibrant for different types of algae but I don’t recall bryopsis being in their tests. Am I mistaken?
 

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I knew they tested vibrant for different types of algae but I don’t recall bryopsis being in their tests. Am I mistaken?
I thought it was part of it? Maybe I am mistaken... it's been a while since I watched it.
 

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Haha, I'm a big fat liar. Just looked in my fish cabinet and there was a bottle of Reef Flux with the leftover pills. So I did use this brand last year, but definitely used a generic version on the old 300. Bottom line is still the same - it was 100% successful both times.
 
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Haha, I'm a big fat liar. Just looked in my fish cabinet and there was a bottle of Reef Flux with the leftover pills. So I did use this brand last year, but definitely used a generic version on the old 300. Bottom line is still the same - it was 100% successful both times.
How much left over do you have? If I wanted to dose maybe 250 gallons, would you have enough? Also, would you be willing to part with it?
 

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I think its 1 tablet per 10 gallons, so 250 would be 25 tablets, or 2.5 containers
 

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That is correct, Cody would need 25 pills. I only have 9 left. I'm sort of debating whether I want to try a little over half dose on my 150, or get another bottle to properly dose it. Still trying Vibrant for now.
 
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Ah shoot. Didn’t look into the directions yet. I’m going to need a couple bottles. Will you buy those for me, Frank? Thanks.
 

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Ah shoot. Didn’t look into the directions yet. I’m going to need a couple bottles. Will you buy those for me, Frank? Thanks.
I'm not sure why you're asking a tiny piece of coral to buy you something. Most tiny pieces of coral don't have any money.
 
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I'm not sure why you're asking a tiny piece of coral to buy you something. Most tiny pieces of coral don't have any money.
I’m getting t-shirts made with you on them that say “I’d Frank that”
 
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