If you are battling bryopsis, it looks like Fluconazole is the cure

Discussion in 'Other Reef Talk' started by Vhuang168, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

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  2. coral4me

    coral4me Supporting Member

    Thanks for sharing! Very exciting to know there is a cure out there.
     
  3. euod

    euod Supporting Member

    Yes, quite impressive and specific, too. Thanks
     
  4. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Man if only this was discovered earlier I wouldn't have to start over on my tank. But then again I wouldn't of bought all these new toys.


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  5. Kim Pattison

    Kim Pattison Supporting Member

    We used it it was amazing. We actually might need to do it again to totally wipe it out but it was i rough shape before. We were srubbing every frag and frag rack in the frag tank at least once a month and it was still chocking out the coral. This was during the Utter Chaos growout contest. So the algae and bryopsis slowed the coral growth but the treatment did not it just took off.
     
  6. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

    Supposedly it can work on hair algae as well. Same cell membrane or something.
    Not enough data yet, so I remain skeptical on that, but who knows.
     
  7. Kim Pattison

    Kim Pattison Supporting Member

    I have to say it does wipe out hair. We had both

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  8. robert4025

    robert4025 Sponsor

    I just started treatment on two of my display tanks in the shop with Fluco today. The SR80 by the door and the main 450 display. 1400mg for the SR80, 8,000mg for the 450g.
     
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  9. robert4025

    robert4025 Sponsor

    Oh...and I do have Flucon in the shop too for sale too.
     
  10. yellojello

    yellojello Supporting Member

    Wonder if it works for bubble algae... following the Vibrant thread is supposed to handle it.
     
  11. Paratore

    Paratore Guest

    Tons of people have used this in my local club up in Oregon. It kills hair algae and bryopsis really well. There is something else that kills Bubble but I can't remember off the top of my head. It has worked extremely well and has zero effect on coral. I've been tempted to order some to just have on hand in case I ever got it.


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  12. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    what is the effect on snails, cucumbers, and lobsters?
     
  13. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    They all taste delicious jk I heard it doesn't affect them.


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  14. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    Tasty indeed!
    I love to eat sushi in front of my tanks. I figure it keeps them swimming...the threat of a snooze over a bed of rice!
     

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