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Brightwell Aquatics Iodion Liquid Iodide Supplement, 250 ml Brightwell Aquatics Iodion Liquid Iodide Supplement, 250 ml

Product Code: RBA01024
Brightwell Aquatics Iodion Liquid Iodide Supplement Highly-concentrated, extended activity aquarium iodide solution. 250 ml.

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Brightwell Aquatics Iodion Liquid Iodide Supplement, 500 ml Brightwell Aquatics Iodion Liquid Iodide Supplement, 500 ml

Product Code: RBA01025
Brightwell Aquatics Iodion Liquid Iodide Supplement Highly-concentrated, extended activity aquarium iodide solution. 500 ml.

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Brightwell Aquatics Lugol's Solution, 30 ml Brightwell Aquatics Lugol's Solution, 30 ml

Product Code: RBA01034
Brightwell Aquatics Lugolís is an extremely powerful aquarium iodine solution. It should only be used by advanced reef aquarists to dose iodine as well as to create a dip for corals and their allies. 30 ml.

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Continuum Aquatics Reef-Basis Lugol's EX 30 ml Continuum Aquatics Reef-Basis Lugol's EX, 30 ml

Product Code: RCO30607
Continuum Aquatics Reef-Basis Lugol's EX is a very powerful supplement, designed to nourish organisms that require iodine. It is particularly useful for soft corals of all kinds, particularly xenia, as well as gorgonians, hard corals, tunicates, marine worms such as feather dusters, sponges, macroalgae, and crustaceans, particularly shrimp. Growth rates in xenia and gorgonians will likely improve with it's use. It helps all corals and clams retain their coloration and shield against strong lighting. This will allow them to open more fully and be more beautiful. Reef-Basis Iodide contains no gluconate or polygluconate. 30 ml.

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Kent Marine Lugol's Solution Iodine 1 oz Kent Marine Lugol's Solution Iodine 1 oz

Product Code: Rkm00610
Kent Marine Lugol's Solution provides a strong source of free iodine and iodide to reef inhabitants and macroalgae. Although it's very effective when used with stony corals, systems containing xenia and soft corals benefit the most from the use of Lugol's Solution.

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Kent Marine Tech I Iodide 16 oz Kent Marine Tech I Iodide 16 oz

Product Code: RKM00396
Kent Marine Tech I iodide supplement provides iodide in a unique slow release system for sustained availability to invertebrates. Provides free iodide, and time released iodide. Excellent for xenia and all soft corals. Assists hard corals and helps prevent bleaching. 16 oz.

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Kent Marine Tech I Iodide 8 oz Kent Marine Tech I Iodide 8 oz

Product Code: RKM00395
Kent Marine Tech I iodide supplement provides iodide in a unique slow release system for sustained availability to invertebrates. Provides free iodide, and time released iodide. Excellent for xenia and all soft corals. Assists hard corals and helps prevent bleaching. 8 oz.

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Red Sea Coral Colors A Halogens Iodine Supplement Red Sea Coral Colors A, Iodine Halogen Supplement, 16.9 fl. oz

Product Code: RRS22043
Red Sea Coral Colors A is a complex of halogens (Iodine, Bromine and Fluorine) that promote the pink colors in corals. These halogens act both as antioxidants and oxidative agents within the soft tissue and mucus layer of corals, reducing the possibility of coral bleaching. In active reef systems, these elements are depleted quickly due to their high oxidative abilities and reactivity with organic materials. Iodine and bromine are related to the pink chromo-protein (pocciloporin).

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Two Little Fishies Iodine Concentrate, 250 ml Two Little Fishies Iodine Concentrate, 250 ml

Product Code: RTL51302
Two Little Fishies Iodide and iodine supplement is made from potassium iodide and seaweed extracts. Use this supplement to provide an extra boost of this important element and observe the positive effects. Great for growing Xenia, other soft corals and delicate red and brown seaweeds. 250 ml.

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Lugolís Solution
Lugolís solution is one of the oldest, most common, and most versatile aquarium additives. It's a highly concentrated form of iodine that can serve a few useful roles in a reef aquarium. Several companies manufacture Lugolís solution, including Kent Marine Lugol's Solution Iodine, Brightwell Aquatics Lugol's Solution, and Continuum Aquatics Reef-Basis Lugol's EX.

Lugolís as a Supplement Ė Lugolís solution is most commonly used to supplement the aquarium with iodine and iodate. This has a wide variety of benefits. Maintaining proper iodine levels encourages crustaceans to molt, it encourages the growth and polyp extension of soft corals such as leather corals, mushroom corals, and zooanthid polyps, and it can lead to more colorful stony corals (particularly pink, red, and orange corals).

Lugolís as a Coral Dip Ė The second most common use for Lugolís solution is as a coral dip. Lugolís solution is an excellent disinfectant which makes it a great choice for treating bacterial infections on corals. Manufacturer's recommendations vary, but a typical Lugolís dip involves 40 drops of Lugolís solution per gallon of tank water. Once the solution has been mixed and prepared, the infected coral should be placed in the solution for approximately 10 minutes. While dipping the coral it helps to use a small pump or turkey baster to gently blow water over the infected area. After the time is up the coral can be removed and returned to the tank. It is also wise to use a Lugolís dip on corals and anemones that have been recently fragged. When a coral is fragged it has an open wound on its body and there is a risk that the wound can get infected. Lugolís solution can help sterilize the wound to prevent infection. Many believe a Lugolís dip can help a newly fragged coral encrust and start growing faster.

Lugolís as a Fish Medication Ė Lugolís solution can also be used to treat bacterial infections on fish. If you have ever seen a fish with a cloudy eye or pop eye this is often a form of bacterial infection of the fishís eye. If the infection progresses then it is possible that the fish could go blind and eventually die. One way of treating these infections is to net the fish and partially pull them out of the water. Then drop a drop of Lugolís solution on the infected eye. This can be particularly stressful on smaller fish, but it is also one of the best ways to cure eye infections in larger fish. Lugolís can also be dripped on fish that have open wounds to prevent infection. Once again, the fish needs to be netted and partially pulled out of the water before Lugolís is dripped on the wound. Then the fish can be returned to the water. If open wounds get infected it can often lead to a dead fish.

Consider adding Lugolís solution to your arsenal of aquarium supplements. It is one of the most useful and effective supplements which has passed the test of time.