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Can People Catch Aeromonas Infections?

From: http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00001628.htm May 25, 1990 / 39(20);334-335,341 Aeromonas Wound Infections Associated with Outdoor Activities -- California Aeromonas species are associated with gastroenteritis and with wound infections, particularly wounds incurred in outdoor settings. On May 1, 1988, ....

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Potassium permanganate is used at about 6ppm to kill bacteria and parasites in large bodies of water

KMnO4: Potassium Permanganate for Parasites and Bacteria in Fish

Potassium Permanganate Basics Written by Dr Erik Johnson Potassium permanganate is perhaps my favorite in the treatment of Koi. This is a big change from four years ago when I suggested folks leave this one ....

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Beneficial bacteria added to new tank

Bioseeding: Adding Bacteria to Aquariums and Ponds for the Cycle

Bioseeding - Transfer of Biologically Active Autotrophs to a Recipient Aquatic System [caption id="attachment_235" align="alignright" width="300"] Beneficial bacteria reduce toxic nitrogen compounds in fish waste[/caption] It takes time for these "beneficial nitrogen reducing bacteria" to ....

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The nitrogen cycle

The “Cycle” What is the Most Important Thing to Know About Ponds and Tanks?

The Cycle - Probably the Core of Water Quality  Written by Dr. Johnson If you are not already familiar with the CYCLE, this is the process by which fish wastes and other debris are broken ....

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