Re: [RML] methylene blue?

Dennis Holmes (dhdesign at onthenet.com.au)
Fri, 09 Jun 2000 10:17:32 +1000

Phil, perhapr it was just the coloured dye that made them more attracted to
each other?

> From: "Phil" <peekay at acay.com.au>
> Reply-To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2000 09:26:54 +1000
> To: <rainbowfish at pcug.org.au>
> Subject: Re: [RML] methylene blue?
>
> Some fish like very dark tanks and will breed best without lighting or with
> driftwood stain in the water etc. It is possible that the methylene blue
> simply reduced the light levels. I will watch in interest for others ideas.
>
> Phil
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dennis Holmes" <dhdesign at onthenet.com.au>
> To: <rainbowfish at pcug.org.au>
> Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2000 10:19
> Subject: Re: [RML] methylene blue?
>
>
>> Hi Wright,
>> I'm a newbie, I put methylene blue into a tank with a pair of fish, I've
>> been trying to breed, I put it in because they seemed to have slight white
>> fungus on them and I though it's not going to hurt if they spawn with
>> methylene in if they lay, anyway as soon as I did this the male sparked up
>> and started flashing and flurting, the female became moer interested and
> was
>> raising her fins as well. Maybe it just gets their blood pumping.
>> I also did the same in another tank that contained a single Rhad and a
>> Pacific blue-eye and the rad went into displaying and rubed against the
>> rather confused blue-eye!
>> Dennis
>>
>>> From: Wright Huntley <huntley1 at home.com>
>>> Organization: HOLOGRAF
>>> Reply-To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
>>> Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2000 06:23:34 -0700
>>> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
>>> Subject: Re: [RML] methylene blue?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Dennis Holmes wrote:
>>>>
>>>> methylene blue is a disinfectant?
>>>
>>> Yes, in that is a mild antibacterial. It has been touted as a fungicide,
> but
>>> that is only because it kills the bacteria that kill the eggs that
>>> subsequently would have fungussed. :-) It has no measurable fungicidal
>>> properties.
>>>
>>>> It also stimutates spawning?
>>>
>>> Not to my knowledge.
>>>
>>> Wright
>>>
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> com
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