Local Ingredients for Randy Holme Farley's 2 Part Recipe

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  1. Hammerhead

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    Hi Guys,

    Just got myself an auto doser with reef fusion 1 and 2, this i'm led to belive is similar to RHF 2 part solution.

    After many phone calls I managed to locate a supplier in Durban. The quote says AR, on enquiry they say that AR is Analytical grade which is the purest grade.

    Please checK that I have all the ingredients.

    Calcium Chloride Dihydrate
    Sodium Bicarbonate
    Magnesium Sulfate
    Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate.

    Does anyone in Durban use this recipe with success using local ingredients and if so where do you source it, maybe you guys have sourced it cheaper elsewhere, or we can compare prices. The company sells small quantities so no need to go buy 25kg bags.

    I was just wondering if this sollution is suitable with a doser, will settlement not be an issue?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. Lord_Blackadder

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    I'm using a similar system and it's working great. The super high grade is gonna be really expensive and the regular works 100%. I just bought everything in bulk.
     
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    try warren chemicals
     
  5. williet

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    @Hammerhead

    give protea chemicals a call
    They sell them buy the 20kg bags. bicarb you get from pick and pay!
     
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    Ok good stuff,

    Will use the reef fusion for now till thats finished. My concern is settlement if I use a doser? Any thoughts on this, should I be concerned with this, maybe give the bottles a shake once in a while.
     
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    I got everything there in bulk. Their bicarb is about 1/20th of the price of PnP. :p
     
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    williet Look at the shiny LEDs!!!

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    Never had a problem. Just shake it every now and then....
     
  9. Hammerhead

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    Kewl,

    Will the RHF 2 part be over kill for a softy and a few lps system.
     
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    yes
     
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    Hi guys, is this the correct stuff for mixing up CA?

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    Looks good?
     
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    Thanks, dont want to kill everything in me tank :eek:
     
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