Best syringe size?

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  1. RSnodgrass

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    What's your favorite syringe size for various tasks like blowing off coral in a dip?

    Picked these up off Amazon with some stomach pump tubes for kalking nuisance coral/growth. Definitely bigger than needed.
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    for blowing off coral in a dip i like a catheter tip 30 ml
     
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    I use the turkey baster for blow offs. I really only use syringes for testing. So 1ml-10ml
     
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    I’m with @Fross, 1-10ml for testing and baster for coral dip agitation.
     
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    Those have so many uses, and at least 50% of them aren't appropriate for family forums such as this!
     
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    I use the syringes that they give you when you get wisdom teeth pulled for flushing the socket out - "dental irrigation syringe". The curved tip makes it really easy to get into places and flush out the bugs. Nox had me try one once and it works well.

    This one in particular.
     
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    I prefer something smaller for kalk applications, just easier for me to handle and apply accurately. For larger things, like blowing off debris I use a 60cc syringe or a maxijet.
     
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    Ya if I use this for kalk I'm pretty sure I'll nuke the tank!
     

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