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Dibasic and monobasic potassium phosphate for EI

Discussion in 'CO2 Enrichment' started by Soggy, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. Soggy

    Soggy Junior Poster

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    I can only find dibasic potassium phosphate where i live. Can I use this instead of the monobasic one?

    Are the dosages more or less similar for phosphate? :confused:
     
  2. VaughnH

    VaughnH Lifetime Charter Member
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    Dibasic is 55% phosphate, mono basic is 70% phosphate. To dose the same amount of phosphate using dibasic you would dose about 1/4 more (27% more). But, the dosage is just an approximation anyway, so dosing the same as for mono basic would work fine.
     
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    rodrigaj Junior Poster

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    I've used dibasic since August. Works just as well as the monobasic for EI.
     
  4. Soggy

    Soggy Junior Poster

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    Great! thanks guys! :)
     

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