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is apog lime ?

Postby Coraladict443 » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:07 pm

like the tittle says is apog lime ? can be used for kalkswasser ?
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Re: is apog lime ?

Postby luckyme » Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:27 am

Kalkwasser - German for "limewater," it is a highly concentrated solution of calcium hydroxide
-"food grade" lime daw sya ayon dito https://ph.answers.yahoo.com/question/i ... 505AAB9ZV1

Apog -
- sabi dito calcium carbonate sya http://www.pinoyexchange.com/forums/sho ... p?t=282127
- also called as "agricultural lime" http://tl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apog
- agricultural lime is made of calcium carbonate http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agricultural_lime

magkaiba ata sila.
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Re: is apog lime ?

Postby Coraladict443 » Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:25 pm

abi ng master plumber gamit ito sa mga wells at for drinking water(food grade ata?), at sabi nya hydrated lime ang other term.
and if agricultural lime ito theres a coment here http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums/f1 ... k-309.html (BUT NOT RECOMENDED) na ginamit ito should i take the risk ?
:?: confused na ako :?: (P.S i-explain as simple as posible kasi mahina ako sa chemistry)
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Re: is apog lime ?

Postby symphiii@gmail.com » Wed Nov 19, 2014 11:57 pm

not sure kung same sila.. pero apog yung ginagamit ko now, tingen ko safe naman no ill effect sa LS halos 1year ko narin ginagamit apog pag wala kong kalk.
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Re: is apog lime ?

Postby Coraladict443 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 1:28 pm

How much are you dosing sir ? 1 day a gallon ?
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Re: is apog lime ?

Postby symphiii@gmail.com » Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:17 pm

di ko nasusukat kung how much yung na totop off ko everyday eh..

pero basically ang ginagawa ko.. 5 kutsara na apog imix ko sa 5gallon na freshwater then yun yung ginagamit ko as top off everyday.
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Re: is apog lime ?

Postby Coraladict443 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:07 pm

5 gal. every day is to big for my tank pwede 1 gal per day (1 stp. apog /1 gal water) ? (p.s i have a 75 gal tank)
mag test muna ko sa tank bago mag gawa nito :roll:
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Re: is apog lime ?

Postby symphiii@gmail.com » Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:19 pm

yep 1tsp apog per gallon of freshwater.. I have 75g DT as well. you will not use it all at once. yung 5g nayun tumatagal sakin ng mga less than 2 weeks.. use it for everyday top off on your tank. kung gaano lang kadami yung nag evaporate everyday ganun lang din kadami yung sasalin mo na apog/freshwater mixed.
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Re: is apog lime ?

Postby Coraladict443 » Fri Nov 21, 2014 12:02 pm

sir slight question paano ba i determine ang volume ng evaporated water ? may formula ba ?
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Re: is apog lime ?

Postby symphiii@gmail.com » Fri Nov 21, 2014 1:30 pm

hindi ko alam kung may formula lol pero ang ginawa ko may mark yung sump ko kung saan yung normal level nung water.. so pag yung water level ay below na dun sa mark na nilagay ko, ayun mag top off na ko.. tapos dun ko masusukat kung hanggang saan lang idadagdag ko tignan ko lang dun sa mark kung sakto na ulit dun..
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