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Old 01/29/2016, 07:20 PM   #2871
Quiet_Ivy
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Originally Posted by reefcentral123 View Post
i've been having bouts of nausea this past week, corellating with me starting to get rid of these dinos. could be a coincidence but these things are definitely not safe.
Possibly a coincidence but I'd sure take precautions! My allergy/asthma specialist has added a section to his 'approved pets' sheet disallowing reef tanks due to palytoxin. Exposure definitely makes my asthma worse as shown by objective peak flow measurements on days I'm changing water or messing with the tank. I bought a bunch of simple dust masks and wear one when I'm going to be in the tank.

A month is a bit short for the dirty method, are you going to go clean? Definitely run a lot of carbon.

hth
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