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Scraping off zoa pox?????


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    Sir Patrick - Reefkeeper A2 Club Coordinator
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    Default Scraping off zoa pox?????

    You can scrape these off??? really????

    Just caught wind of it, and just doesnt sound right.....

    More info is appreciated! Hate to have this process become a common practice, if its not possible.

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    I would not, I would dip aggressively in iodine and tank water. Maybe QT it so others are not at risk of catching it.

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    I have personally been a fan of the furan-2 for zoa pox.

    Anyone else hear about this scraping zoa pox off your polyps???? Are people really doing this??

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    Never tried the furan2. I have it may have to try it next time.

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    Scraping them off is not an effective method of combating zoa pox. Dips in either Furan or as Raptor mentioned iodine and tank water.
    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Patrick View Post
    I have personally been a fan of the furan-2 for zoa pox.

    Anyone else hear about this scraping zoa pox off your polyps???? Are people really doing this??

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    I would think that would be about as effective as scraping off chicken pox in order to cure it or prevent it from spreading. Furan 2 or iodine dips; unfortunately, both require removal of the affected polyps for effective treatment.
    I collect PEs, and I'm always looking to trade for ones I don't have yet.

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    I would love to read the thread on it if anyone has a link. Thanks.

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    Please stop fragging your frags.......you'll eventually do more damage than good. Just let them grow.

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    Please stop fragging your frags.......you'll eventually do more damage than good. Just let them grow.

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