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Purigen and it's effects on acidic/amazon additives?

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Hey guys,

Will Purigen effect peat moss' (and ketapang) ability to lower pH? I know purigen removes the tea colour from the water caused by the tannins in peat moss and my understanding is that tannic acid is the reason peat moss lowers pH.

Also what are it's effects on things like liquid amazon extract (that add humic acids etc)? Does it render them useless?

Thanks,

Beau.

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Would think that it would effect it.

Seachem. Purigen

Purigen® controls ammonia, nitrites and nitrates by removing nitrogenous organic waste that would otherwise release these harmful compounds.

Do a search on nitrogenous organic peat

nitrogenous organic peat - Google Search

Hopefully this will give you the answer. How much it effects I do not know.

DFF may be able to shed some light on this a bit more.

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Raises pH ey? Didn't know that. Thanks Kev, good to know.

How did you work this out by the way?

Beau.

Because of some tosser throwing a wobbler on the forum about it when it was well warned on seachems website. It ain't on the bottle but it's there if you search for it.

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