Those chemical names and acroynms! Add more if you see one I missed!!!

swannee

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G'DAY MATE,:D
It's a small world ay! Actually I wouldn't mind the shipping, it"s customs that worrys me, I would be labled as a terriost and have the Federal Police staking out my house, and seize both mine and the wife's computers!!!!!!!

So I'll ask one more question and STOP getting off the subject :eek: . Do I, or can I mix CaCO4, MgSO4 & K2SO4 in a 3:3:1 ratio all together in water and stir counter clockwise??????

And I must say GREAT thread here, I'm not up on my acroynms, I missed school that day ;) But now I have them in a tidy pdf. file so it only take a second to look it up :rolleyes:
 

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Ah Yes...The Illustrious OZ Trade Ministry.

There's an oxymoron if there ever was one ! LOL. You Poor [email protected][email protected] ! :rolleyes: [email protected] good thing OZ Agriculture is self sustaining or you'd have starved to death by now ! You're probably right ? Such dangerous chemicals would likely evoke a cavity search fer sure ! :eek: LOL.

I would still suggest contacting Greg Watson personally to see what you can work out in light of your circumstances.

It seems one of the most difficult things for folks to warm up to around here is That neither Tom nor Greg got into this for the money, and both are as Generous as they are Knowledgeable ! The greater point of this website is that they genuinely encourage folks to experiment, and find things out for themselves, and that philosophy extends into resources, and materials. I don't honestly recall the exact ratio off hand, But I'm certain one of them does. With Apology, Prof M
 

Binks

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Ei??

A Newbie I am,..... coming back to planted aquariums after a hiatus of many many years. I have relocated to Singapore a few years ago just decided to restart activity in planted aquarium(s) again.............one thing which foxes me is "EI". Its been referred to (Tom Barr's EI...) a number of times in aquaquotient (I'm a new member there...)

Searched the acronyms on your pages, plant geek etc...cant seem to figure it out....I must be a retard...
 

VaughnH

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colinsk;34443 said:
H3PO4 is Phosphoric Acid.
CaHPO4 is Calcium Phosphate.
MgHPO4 is Magnesium Phosphate.
Magnesium biphosphate is MgH4(PO4)2 • 3H2O
Magnesium phosphate is:
Magnesium phosphate monobasic (Mg(H2PO4)2)
Magnesium phosphate dibasic (MgHPO4)
Magnesium phosphate tribasic (Mg3(PO4)2)

Calcium phosphate is Ca3(PO4)2

Per google and wikipedia

Tooth enamel is calcium phosphate! (A new product for the tooth fairy?)
 

Tug

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Imho

Tom Barr;4238 said:
Oh, there is always more.
Yet another listing:
A-OK= all okay...

NFG is not for going. :D

Tom Barr;4238 said:
YMMV
Your Mileage May Vary, basically just because something works well in one situation, does not mean it will in another.
Smileys :) ;-) :-(
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quatermass

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colinsk;34443 said:
CaHPO4 is Calcium Phosphate.
MgHPO4 is Magnesium Phosphate.

I think those two are wrong.
CaHPO4 is Calcium hydrogen phosphate
MgHPO4 is Magnesium hydrogen Phosphate

Calcium Phosphate is Ca3(PO4)2 isn't it?


Wikipedia says Calcium hydrogen phosphate is insoluble in water! :)
 

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VaughnH;34454 said:
Magnesium biphosphate is MgH4(PO4)2 • 3H2O
Magnesium phosphate is:
Magnesium phosphate monobasic (Mg(H2PO4)2)
Magnesium phosphate dibasic (MgHPO4)
Magnesium phosphate tribasic (Mg3(PO4)2)

Calcium phosphate is Ca3(PO4)2

Per google and wikipedia

Tooth enamel is calcium phosphate! (A new product for the tooth fairy?)

Magnesium phosphate is: Mg3(PO4)2

According to Wiki Answers WikiAnswers - What is the formula of magnesium phosphate
Mg+2 PO4-3
 

Tug

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As new-bees its not just the acronyms we have trouble understanding.
So, ppm could be explained and its equivalents added, e.g.
•One mg/L,
•One in 1,000,000
•One inch in 16 miles
•One minute in two years
•One cent in $10,000
•1,000 ppb
 
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serrano007

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hi,my name s Fabio from madrid, nd ..can u tell me what ATI `s means?, thanks nd congratulation for all your work tom>!