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Old 11-23-2013, 01:32 PM   #1
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Ermmm...oops..chem mix-up

Hey guys,
I was doing my regular 25% WC routine and absent mindedly put my liquid Calcium supplement cap onto my Prime bottle and there was like 2.5 ml of Ca still in the cap when I poured what I realized two seconds too late was actually Ca and not the Prime cap. Subsequently I did the same with the Ca; put the cap back on the wrong bottle with like 1 ml of Prime solution into the Ca bottle...
Do I have to ditch both bottles ? Or is it not gonna compromise, the integrity of the chems in the bottles??
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I would not think it would make much of a difference. I don't know why you use prime but the little bit of added calcium should not matter that much. You`ll be OK.
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Old 11-23-2013, 06:30 PM   #3
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I am not sure why you would use calcium or prime either? Is it a heavy stocked reef?
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I am not sure why you would use calcium or prime either? Is it a heavy stocked reef?
as far as the calcium is concerned, i had been under the impression that Snails need calcium to grow. have i been misinformed?
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as far as the calcium is concerned, i had been under the impression that Snails need calcium to grow. have i been misinformed?
They do but there is plenty of calcium in your water already. A snail will use a miniscule amount of what is already in your water. Don't dose anything you don't test for. The calcium is not needed in this circumstance.
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