Will H202 harm Dwarf Four Leaf Clover when spot treating for BGA?

ianmills122

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I have a large amount of BGA on my Dwarf Four Leaf Clover and looking to use H202 to spot treat. Will the H202 harm the plants themselves?
 

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Most plants aren't in the least affected by H2O2. Java fern and anubias petite, for example, I can remove and spray directly in the sink and let sit for 1/2 hour while cleaning tank and they are not the least bit affected. However, P. Erectus will melt if it gets anywhere near it. I try to keep it away from stem plants.


Try a small sample and wait a week.


A lot of algea will be killed by H2O2, but not all.


It works best to remove plant but not all can be removed. Take a look at Dave's video, I do this with c. parva:



I know its not the "answer", but for some plants, e.g., c. parva and anubia, it does real well.


CVS has a great 4oz spray bottle that can be refilled. Its great for spraying nozzles, powerheads, overflows, etc. when doing water change.
 
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