Used double dosage of API CO2 booster, will it affect my fish or plants?

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I don't know what size tank you have but its 1ml per 10 gal and 5ml per 50 right? If you have a 10 gal and dosed a 20 gal portion it will likely be fine. Just don't repeat it constantly. It is just a booster and shouldnt cause any immediate harm.
If it will give you peace of mind just do a water change, 30% and see how it is in the morning.
Again, Should be fine.
 
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Asomeone said:
I don't know what size tank you have but its 1ml per 10 gal and 5ml per 50 right? If you have a 10 gal and dosed a 20 gal portion it will likely be fine. Just don't repeat it constantly. It is just a booster and shouldnt cause any immediate harm.
If it will give you peace of mind just do a water change, 30% and see how it is in the morning.
Again, Should be fine.
Its a 55 gal and I did 10ml instead of 5 so I just did a 1/3 water change just to be safe, thanks!
 

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DerekForDayz said:
Its a 55 gal and I did 10ml instead of 5 so I just did a 1/3 water change just to be safe, thanks!
Don't worry about it.
I overdose excel ALOT (4xs the recommended dose). If they are the same product, it does nothing to the fish/shrimp.
 

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skar said:
Don't worry about it.
I overdose excel ALOT (4xs the recommended dose). If they are the same product, it does nothing to the fish/shrimp.
HI skar

I used to overdose Excel / CO2 Booster / glutaraldehyde at 2X recommended for the algacide properties until about four years ago. I found that it was actually stunting some species of plants in my tanks. I still use the product but now only as directed.
 

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SeattleRoy said:
HI skar

I used to overdose Excel / CO2 Booster / glutaraldehyde at 2X recommended for the algacide properties until about four years ago. I found that it was actually stunting some species of plants in my tanks. I still use the product but now only as directed.
I trust your experience.

I'm using the real co2 now.
I use it to spot treat the bba with a 10 ml syringe.

Tbh I've never used it on a regular basis.
But .. it did not cause direct deaths to any aquatic animals/fish.
 

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