Pufferpunk tell me about Vitamin C

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Re: Pufferpunk tell me about Vitamin C

Post by Bertdog » Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:52 am

A while ago I had register here and put you on my favs not realizing that you were the one I was looking for.

This is what’s in the tank;
Yellow tang
Blue tang
Clown goby
Ocellaris Clownfish
Mystery Wrasse
Melanurus Wrasse
Thin Finger Leather
Kenya Tree
Devil's Hand Leather Coral
Tree Coral
Thick Finger Leather Coral
Assorted mushrooms
Star polyps
Octopus Frogspawn
10” darasa
6”maxima
Harlequin Shrimp
Sexy Anemone Shrimp
Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp
Cleaning crew of crabs and snail
Maybe 1” of sand

Hopefully adding 3 Helfrichi's Firefish on Monday

And here is the kicker I had a blue spot puffer for about 6 years that I just had to get rid of him, because he was pecking at some of the zoas. He had never bothered anything before

as you can see from pics ,things not looking to good.
Pufferpunk wrote:LOL, how in the world did you find me here???

For pox, you want to get it up to 50-100ppm asap. Do you keep fish in there? if not, I don't see any reason not to start at 1 tsp & go up from there. At 1 tsp for my 100g system, that's only 23ppm. If the pox are gone, I'd start at 1/4 tsp & ramp up every other day to a whole tsp. I put it under my skimmer cup of the Backpac filters.
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Re: Pufferpunk tell me about Vitamin C

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:48 am

Yep--you can never trust a puffer!

Pox still looking really bad. any way to QT the infected colonies?
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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Re: Pufferpunk tell me about Vitamin C

Post by Bertdog » Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:11 pm

I put it under my skimmer cup of the Backpac filters (I don’t understand what this means)

I’m starting at 1/4 tsp twice a day and every other day I’ll slowly increased to 1 tsp twice a day like the doctor order .thanks again

I had set up a 10 gal tank on the side but not much difference on them. What I think I’ll do is start the Vit C and dip the one that haven’t open up with furan 2 again.

I’ll let you know the progress , again thank you for your help.
Pufferpunk wrote:Yep--you can never trust a puffer!
i really did like him he would eat right out of my hand,not scared at all.

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My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
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Re: Pufferpunk tell me about Vitamin C

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:43 pm

Lift up the skimmer cup & put the VC in there.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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Re: Pufferpunk tell me about Vitamin C

Post by arrivalanche » Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:01 pm

So after reading a few pages of this it sparked my interest. I've been vodka dosing for a while but it always gives me cyano outbreaks. Is there any downfalls like that from vitamin c? So far bio pellets and vodka haven't really helped me.

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My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
Location (country): USA, Greenville, SC
Location: Chicago
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Re: Pufferpunk tell me about Vitamin C

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:20 pm

I had a slight outbreak at 1st. I kept up with the growth by removing it as soon as I saw it. I haven't seen any in years...
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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Re: Pufferpunk tell me about Vitamin C

Post by arrivalanche » Sun Jan 06, 2013 6:25 am

So you're still dosing vc to this day?

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Gender: Female
My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
Location (country): USA, Greenville, SC
Location: Chicago
Contact:

Re: Pufferpunk tell me about Vitamin C

Post by Pufferpunk » Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:55 am

Yep, 4 years later, at around 23ppm in both reef tanks.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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