DIY Bio Rock

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  1. lIghty

    lIghty

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    Hi

    I'm going to possibly need to make quite a bit of Bio-Rock if I get my plans of my 3600L concrete tank passed.

    Here's a question for the chemical gurus, could I use the following to make it?



    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]Limestone [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif](agricultural lime, calcite, calcium carbonate)[/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]Typical Chemical Composition : CaCO[/FONT][FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]3[/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] 96%[/FONT][FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif] MgCO[/FONT][FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]3[/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]1,5%[/FONT][FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif] SiO[/FONT][FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]2[/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]0,7%[/FONT][FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif] MnO[/FONT][FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]2[/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]0,6% [/FONT]

    Flux agent in pyrometallurgy and glass manufacture. An aggregate in concrete and cement brick manufacture. Calcium source for fertilisers and animal feeds. Treatment of acid soils.Flue gas desulpherisation. Kiln feed sweetener and set controller in cement.
    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]Description[/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif][/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]Particle Size [/FONT]​

    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]Cobbles[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]-50 + 20mm [/FONT]​


    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]Pebbles[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]-20 + 8mm [/FONT]​


    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]Granules[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]-8 + 4mm [/FONT]​


    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]Sinter[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]-4mm [/FONT]​


    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]3mm Grain [/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]-4,2 + 2,8mm[/FONT]​


    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]2mm Grit[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif]-2,8 + 1mm[/FONT]​


    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]Fines[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]150┬Ám[/FONT]​

    [/FONT]

    Or



    Agricultural Limestones
    Product

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Description [/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Main Application [/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Fineness [/FONT]​
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Kulu- Agran [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]A defined particle sized limestone used as a carrier for pesticides/insecticides. [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Agriculture [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]500 mm [/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Kulu- Agsup [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]A defined particle sized limestone used as a calcium supplement in animal feeds. [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Agriculture/Animal Feeds [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]1000 mm [/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Kulu- Agrit C[/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]A defined particle sized limestone used as a calcium supplement in animal feeds. [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Agriculture/Animal Feeds [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]2500 mm [/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Kulu- CAG [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]A calcitic limestone used for soil neutralisation and soil enrichment [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Agriculture [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]2500 mm [/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Kulu- DAG [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]A dolomitic limestone used for soil neutralisation and soil enrichment [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Agriculture [/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]2500 mm [/FONT]
     
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  3. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Hiya lIghty - HHHmmm - I see you really LIKE doing your homework, hey mate! ;)

    My personal favourite, of all the above, would be the absolute LAST one, "Kule-DAG".
     
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    We have a agri lab in town, i can run the figures past them and see what they who'd suggest.
     
  5. lIghty

    lIghty Thread Starter

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    The only thing is that they don't have a chemical breakdown listed on there site....
     
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