Methylene blue dose for egg protection

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Postby Ben Moore » Mon Jan 23, 2006 12:39 pm

Excellent infomation on MB, thanks Andrew, Fred and everyone else!

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Postby Afshin Ziyaeian » Mon Jan 23, 2006 12:43 pm

I have been told before to avoiding egg or fri lost by the parents you should feed them every 2 hours.
what do you think about this?
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Postby Andrew Soh » Tue Jan 24, 2006 12:30 am

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Postby Afshin Ziyaeian » Tue Jan 24, 2006 11:02 am

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Re: Methylene blue dose for egg protection

Postby Afshin Ziyaeian » Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:09 pm

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Postby Mark Evenden » Fri Feb 03, 2006 11:37 pm

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Postby Fred Goodall » Mon Feb 06, 2006 5:50 am

Hi Afshin :welcome:

Increase the air flow of the air stone you place NEAR but NOT :nono: touching the eggs while the wire mesh is protecting the eggs... remember that Andrew advised you to place air stone close enough so that O2 rich air would circulate around the eggs but NOT have the air stone so close or the air bubbling so strong that the air touched the eggs :wink: Provided this is done, then the quote by Andrew will be very true... that all the eggs fertilised by the male will not fungus.
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Postby Jim Ying » Mon Feb 27, 2006 7:31 pm

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Postby David Patterson » Mon Mar 20, 2006 7:13 pm

When is it too late to use MB? My red melons seem to spawn whenever I'm not home. So by the time I get home itÂ’s been about 5-8 hours since they have spawned. Can I still use the MB?

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Postby Fred Goodall » Tue Mar 21, 2006 7:01 pm

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Postby Jim Dean » Mon Apr 24, 2006 11:28 am

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Postby Andrew Soh » Mon Apr 24, 2006 11:57 pm

Hello Jim,

You can get it from me direct. Just PM me your needs.

The only problem is that Australia custom is very strict...even for animal supplements.

The last time I shipped to Ben Moore....I have to smuggle it...ha!ha!ha!...like drugs.

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Postby David Witton » Wed Aug 02, 2006 12:55 pm

Hi can you use malachite green instead of malachite blue?
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Postby Fred Goodall » Wed Aug 02, 2006 7:10 pm

Hi David :welcome:

Malachite green would be rather too strong I am afraid. Methylene blue is much more gentle and actually increases O2 level a bit .. so has nearly zero impact on the eggs / embryos ... Malachite green also tends to stay in the tissues of the treated animal ... which is why we now try to avoid its use. Formalin is also used... many products with "branded" names available where Methylene blue is not available.
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