durvet turns water RED

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bald k9, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. bald k9

    bald k9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wht is the water turning red, I have a gallon waterer, i put in the rught amount , but it turns red by the next morning, so i change it, what is making it turn red, i have one of those red and white plastic waterers thanks
     
  2. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    My quart waterers turn red when I add anything to them. I believe it is the red base that looses it's colors because of w/e your adding is making the base leach. I haven't bought other color bases and tested it, though.
    I know metal waterers with some meds will cause crazy things to happen.
     
  3. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Many antibiotics that you put into the water will turn red after a day or two. Fresh solution should be mixed every day.
     

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