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Re: Potash

On Thu, 18 May 2000, Roger Miller wrote:

>On Thu, 18 May 2000, Cindy Camp wrote:

>> I've been searching for a potassium supplement to
>> add to my tank and came across the following product:
>> Saltwater Farms:  Seaweed Plant Food 0-0-1

>If you want to supplement just potassium then you might try finding
>Morton's Salt Substitute (or something very similar) at the grocery store.
>It is substantially pure potassium chloride, and the weight of potassium
>in milligrams per serving is labeled on the container.  That makes it real
>easy to figure out how much you need to add to any amount of water to get
>the potassium concentration you want.


Thanks for the tip about the Morton's Salt Substitute.  Would this
be similar to a garden product called "Muriate of Potash"  which
contains something like 52% potash and 48% Chloride(ine?)? I got 
some of this for $4/2 lbs at the garden store, but I hesitated about 
the chloride in it.  I figured I could make a batch with a
but then I got a 4oz bottle of the Seaweed Plant Food for free, so I 
figured what the heck.

Thanks for your help.