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Re: Arcane labelling

> Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 09:47:54 -0500 (EST)
> From: Paul Sears <psears at nrn1_NRCan.gc.ca>
> Subject: Re: Arcane labelling
> > From: "Roger S. Miller" <rgrmill at rt66_com>
> > Subject: Re: Equilibrium, Ca and Mg levels
> > 
> > On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Greg Morin (of SeaChem, makers of Flourite) wrote:
> > 
> > > Check that label again ;-) It says to raise GH by 1 _meq/L_ add
> > > 15g/10 gallons. 1 meq/L is about 3 dH, so you aimed for 3 meq/L which
> > > is 9 dH (which is what your test showed).
> > 
> > Since you're printing new labels for Equilibrium anyway, you could take
> > this opportunity to rewrite the instructions with units that are a
> > little less arcane than meq/l.  It might prevent some confusion.
>         I think you would have to try pretty hard to beat the whole GH/KH
> mess for being arcane!  It would be a good idea perhaps to give _both_
> now, with a view to moving to meq/L later.
I for one applaud Seachem's move to sensible units of measure!! Perhaps
my ranting about the ridiculousness of the measure of chemical
concentrations being based upon laundry peculiarities, has had some
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