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Old 12-10-2010, 04:55 AM   #21
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Is there a reason why you must use Prime versus another dechlorinator? They seem to do the same thing, unless Prime dissolves bleach as well.

A lot of dechlorinators have a slime coat(amine based). And this slime coat makes Purigen toxic

Prime contains no amine so its safe.

Also some amine based products can render Purigen non-regenerable

read it here:
Seachem. Purigen FAQ
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Good point! I think I suggested only using Prime, but I should probably add that comment to the article. I think they updated their FAQ because I don't remember reading that one.
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