Potash in Planted tank?

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Potash in Planted tank?

Unread postby Naufil » Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:27 pm

Saw 'potash' in a nursery, looked like orange dirt. Rs. 30 for small packet. What is this potash, can it be used in planted tanks?



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Re: Potash in Planted tank?

Unread postby Naufil » Sat Oct 18, 2014 10:41 pm

bump :wait :weep

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Re: Potash in Planted tank?

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Re: Potash in Planted tank?

Unread postby Naufil » Tue Oct 21, 2014 5:27 pm

thank you for your very very esteemed reply. Atleast you did, while others turned a blind a eye on a forum which claims to provide 'for every solution of an aquarist'.
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Re: Potash in Planted tank?

Unread postby sushant » Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:34 pm

Naufil wrote:thank you for your very very esteemed reply. Atleast you did, while others turned a blind a eye on a forum which claims to provide 'for every solution of an aquarist'.
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Probably it was because most of the member didn't had any idea about the stuff in question.
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Re: Potash in Planted tank?

Unread postby Romi » Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:59 am

what happened to :google ???

I think Aquapetz does a lot of what it claims to do, short of spoonfeeding.

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Re: Potash in Planted tank?

Unread postby SCORPIO » Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:22 pm

Potash also having Chloride which will release Chlorine in water. I thought it will not beneficial for fishes and other freshwater animals.
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Re: Potash in Planted tank?

Unread postby saikumar » Wed Oct 22, 2014 6:47 pm

SCORPIO wrote:Potash also having Chloride which will release Chlorine in water. I thought it will not beneficial for fishes and other freshwater animals.


at what PPM is it fatal?

Can we keep potash mixed in water overnight so that chlorine will gas out, similar to municipal water?

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Re: Potash in Planted tank?

Unread postby Naufil » Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:24 pm

Romi wrote:what happened to :google ???

I think Aquapetz does a lot of what it claims to do, short of spoonfeeding.


Lets not make it all about aquapetz Romi ji, this thread needed some attention and my post got that (can't deny that, can you?) ;)
I did google it but I wasn't able to conclude anything, mixed answers from different forums and sites. Depending on the level of the hobbyist, some might actually need to be spoon fed.

sushant wrote:Probably it was because most of the member didn't had any idea about the stuff in question.

Probably...

SCORPIO wrote:Potash also having Chloride which will release Chlorine in water. I thought it will not beneficial for fishes and other freshwater animals.

Thanks for replying Rajiv-ji. This was the kind of information I was looking for. I trust your advice and your experience is always welcome.

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Re: Potash in Planted tank?

Unread postby Romi » Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:14 pm

Naufil wrote:
Romi wrote:what happened to :google ???

I think Aquapetz does a lot of what it claims to do, short of spoonfeeding.


Lets not make it all about aquapetz Romi ji, this thread needed some attention and my post got that (can't deny that, can you?) ;)
I did google it but I wasn't able to conclude anything, mixed answers from different forums and sites. Depending on the level of the hobbyist, some might actually need to be spoon fed.

sushant wrote:Probably it was because most of the member didn't had any idea about the stuff in question.

Probably...

SCORPIO wrote:Potash also having Chloride which will release Chlorine in water. I thought it will not beneficial for fishes and other freshwater animals.

Thanks for replying Rajiv-ji. This was the kind of information I was looking for. I trust your advice and your experience is always welcome.



You did 'make it very clearly' about Aquapetz Naufil, you wrote ''others turned a blind a eye on a forum which claims to provide 'for every solution of an aquarist''...That is exactly what is written on Aquapetz's masthead. This statement of yours has a direct and unduly challenging tone, instead of a courteous one.

I think when Rajiv wrote this slogan, he meant to say that an attempt would be made, and not that it came with a guarantee card. I don't think any hobbyist website guarantees that. ... enlighten me if there is one. I will join it too.... ;)[/