I recently switched to the AQ-Coop house brand glut from Seachem Excel. It seems fine and I like the pump, though you have to be sure to hold it upright. Also, I was daring enough to use this in a tank that contained some Italian Vallisneria along with many other plants. It took some time but my Italian Vallisneria did eventually come back stronger after some die back/melting. I can't say that will happen for everyone but it did for me. Seachem's web page for Excel talks about this happening and this basically matches my experience. One word of caution, if you have floating plants or lilly leaves, you must make sure not to squirt it directly on the floating, bare leaves or they will melt even if they aren't Val or Anachris.
Great product with good results. It keeps the algae in check while helping the plants grow.
Plants really respond to this and it helps keep pesky algae at Bay.
Had bad case of algae going, did water change, scrubbed stuff and got this to help, now under lot more control and not overwhelming my tank.
After using Easy Green compared to Seachem's Flourish line, the plants in my 20 gallon long Ram/tetra/snail tank have really taken off. I noticed results within 3-4 days of dosing Easy Green. After a month of EG, I had enough water wisteria and riccia fluitans to bag in to two freezer bags and sell off to my LFS. Only got $12 bucks in-store credit, but that sure beats throwing away my clippings. I just got Easy Carbon in the mail today and I am anticipating it being better than Excel, at the level Easy Green was to Flourish fert. I also picked up a bottle of Ich-x from Cory, not for Ich, but for a stubborn case of Saprolegniasis (fuzzy white spots on Neon Tetras commonly confused with Neon Tetra Disease in a panic, which causes unnecessary killing of neons who could be cured with a product like this). From what I've read and my experience with products Cory has made or endorsed, I've had great luck. Two fins up!
Mitch from NH