Re: cheap sources for calcium carbonate
To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
Subject: Re: cheap sources for calcium carbonate
From: cbay at jeppesen_com (Charlie Bay)
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 1996 07:55:23 -0600 (MDT)
In-Reply-To: <199609141939.PAA15878 at looney_actwin.com> from "Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com" at Sep 14, 96 03:39:04 pm
> Where can one find a cheap source for calcium carbonate?
> I've been looking for chalk but having a hard time finding
> that too. Seems to have gone out of fashion. :-)
I hate to be funny, but there must be a cheap source out there
someplace. I know farmers in Illinois who dump up to four
tons of calcium carbonate per acre on their fields. It changes
the pH just enough to open up significant amounts of trace
elements. So, it must be REALLY cheap if you buy in bulk. :-)
I'm not sure where they get it, though.
cbay at jeppesen_com