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Re: Prime and dechlorinators, heavy metals vs. nutrients

>chloramine?  Does "Prime" cover chloramine as well?

yes, it removes chloramine.

>  What about products that claim to "break the chloramine bond"? 
>Isn't that like adding ammonia to the tank?

No, breaking the "chloramine bond" converts chloramine into ammonia 
and chlorine, but then Prime reduces the chlorine to chloride and 
complexes with the ammonia, thereby "removing" the ammonia. The 
plants or bacteria eventually remove this ammonia-Prime however, so 
you don't need to worry about this building up.

-Greg Morin

Gregory Morin, Ph.D.  ~~~~~~~Research Director~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Seachem Laboratories, Inc.      www.seachem.com     888-SEACHEM