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Re: Seachen's new Flourite
- To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
- Subject: Re: Seachen's new Flourite
- From: Greg Morin <greg at seachem_com>
- Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 11:19:24 -0400
- In-Reply-To: <199907170748.DAA01773 at acme_actwin.com>
- References: <199907170748.DAA01773 at acme_actwin.com>
> > have seen the new ads for Seachems black Flourite! I'm positive that
> > be safe! I haven't actually seen the black stuff for sale yet, though.
>Is Dr. Morin from Seachem still with us? This is the SECOND time I have seen
>someone make reference to having seen print ads for the new colour varieties
>of Flourite, and I believe the first poster who mentioned it claimed to have
>actually been able to buy some.
Yes, I'm still here ;-) That ad was an "accident" and slipped out the
door a little ahead of schedule. There is a Flourite Black, it is not
for sale yet anywhere. It should be available "soon" (probably a
month, but can't guarantee that), we are simply working on some
supply issues to ensure that we will have enough of the material at
introduction that we can meet the expected high demand. Since there
does seem to be strong interest on the list, I will make a brief
announcement on the list when it ships... if anyone objects to this
just let me know now and I will refrain from making such an
>- - Flourish Potassium. Mentioned as "Coming Soon" on www.seachem.com (in the
>"New" section). This would be very useful.
It's currently undergoing testing, so assuming all goes well it
should be ready to ship in 2-3 months.
>- - I vaguely remember seeing a magazine blurb about "pH alert", a pH sensor
>similar to the Ammonia Alert. Sounds like the ideal rough CO2-level
That was a product we unfortunately had to pull from the market as it
did not perform properly under all conditions. It is long term goal
to reintroduce this product as the issues surrounding it are not
>Would Seachem's Prime work the same way as Amquel?
Prime first breaks the chlorine-ammonia bond _by binding to the
ammonia first_ (thus no free ammonia is released) and then removing
the chlorine and reducing it to chloride.
>yet? I'm just wondering if it is the same price, and if its qualities are
>exactly the same as the original Flourite?
The price will probably be just little higher (because our cost is
higher), but other than that (and the color of course) the quality is
the same (with respect to the iron content and size and appearance).
Gregory Morin, Ph.D. ~~~~~~~Research Director~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Seachem Laboratories, Inc. www.seachem.com 888-SEACHEM