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Re: Dechlorinater

Mace Arnold asked....

>It seems that all the dechlorinater chemicals sold in this area have
>various additives that I have concerns about. The main concern are the
>additives to neutralize toxic metals. Will these additives also remove
>trace elements needed by plants. I have a 120 gal planted tank which has
>always done well. After using one of these dechlorinaters for approx. 3
>months the plants are showing signs of nutrient deficiency, although
>nothing else has changed. Does anybody experienced this, or is it just
>my imagination. Any brand names for straight sodium thiosulfate that can
>be mail ordered.

Fritz Chlorine Remover contains only sodium thiosulfate and sodium
carbonate. It's cheap and works for me.

Dave Whittaker
ac554 at FreeNet_Carleton.ca