I have used it many times, and as long as O2 levels dont get out of wack, I have had no issues. Plenty of water surface agitation, and a properly adjusted protein skimmer, to handle the very wet skim it will produce will help. I always combine this dose w/ a brief 2 day lights out too.
In my opinion it is a terrible idea to dose drugs instead of fixing the problem. It will take a very long time to get the antibiotic out of your tank once it is in. In the end it is just a bandaid for the bullethole which is nutrients. Quick fixes are never a good replacement for sound husbandry.
Ok, ok, settle down everybody I am just looking for ways to "help" with the problem at hand. Yes nutrients are an issue for my tank since I stopped dosing. Phosphates hover around .4ish. I have started back up dosing vodka along with MB7 and am about 5 days into it. I have also made it a big point to stop feeding my fish every time I go in the room... they are getting one feeding now of pellets a day and nori one time a week and rods one time a week. I have stopped feeding the coral for now. It is not my make up water as it is rodi that still has only 1 tds when fresh. I wanted to know about this kinda as a "last" resort method. I can not do another lights out on my system for a long time as my coral and everything else is looking NOT happy. So 5 days in to vodka and MB7 (only at 2.5 ml vodka) and there seemed to be less cyano today.... maybe its just my imagination. I am just happy for my gravel vacuum.
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