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Old 09-10-2015, 09:35 AM   #1
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Any water ager that does not smell?

I use Seachem Prime as a water ager and it works brilliantly, but the smell from the bottle is so bad I really want to change brands to something that does not smell.

Anyone reccomend another good brand water ager that doesn't smell like sulfur from a lab factory?

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Old 09-10-2015, 09:41 AM   #2
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Just pinch your nose and thank seachem for such a glorious product.. it really is the best.

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Ive started to enjoy the smell of water with the prime added it smells fishy... and you always feel like a good owner after wcs so idk mebe thats why

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Lol this is too funny. I thought I was the only one but yeah I do agree it smells like crap but it works like magic. It's a great product and honestly I wouldn't recommend anything else. Maybe it's just seachem products but they all smell funky.
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I have to agree with everyone else. My tap is highly chlorinated and I won't use anything but Prime. I just use it quick and don't inhale.

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You could just let the water sit out for a day or two and let the chlorine gas off naturally. I don't think Time has a smell to it.

That said, I'll stick to the convenience of using Prime. 😋


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Ok, let me ask this. Does chloramine gas off too?

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I agree on seachem prime being a great product for covering all your bases.

I started looking in theory and carbon filters on water filters might do it.

I'm assuming here it is the sodium thiosulphate(?) that gives the smell as I don't know what is in seachem prime or safe.

http://www.aquariacentral.com/forums...lphate.186071/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_filtering


Below a few other types. From memory API ammo lock didn't smell. You would have to look at what you want the water conditioner to do and go from there.

I have a kilogram or something of seachem safe (powdered prime) which will last for ages and is ok on smell as long as I'm quick.

http://www.theaquariumwiki.com/Water_conditioners
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Ok, let me ask this. Does chloramine gas off too?

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Seems pretty stable?

http://www.skepticalaquarist.com/chlorine-chloramine
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I'm going to read this before I comment. Thanks for the link.

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