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sodium thiosulfate

7 years 4 months ago #34409 by pitdogg2
Replied by pitdogg2 on topic sodium thiosulfate
It will break the chloramine bond but will NOT remove.(ammonia) depending on the city it may be little enough to be removed by the bio-filter without any problems...This is where a little bit of Prime goes a long way.

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7 years 4 months ago #34399 by ziggy2
Replied by ziggy2 on topic sodium thiosulfate
That's true. I was told to dissolve it in a gallon of hot water and then use a few drops per gallon.

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7 years 4 months ago #34397 by sunfighter
Replied by sunfighter on topic sodium thiosulfate
BTW, it's the same thing as photographic hypo.

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7 years 4 months ago #34396 by sunfighter
Replied by sunfighter on topic sodium thiosulfate
Whoa. This stuff is for removing chlorine, not ammonia compounds. This is solid? What I use is a stock solution, and I don't know how strong it is. If you're using solid material be careful how much you use.

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7 years 4 months ago #34391 by ziggy2
Replied by ziggy2 on topic sodium thiosulfate
I'll give that a try. I hope it works. It would save me a good bit of money. I am planning on adding a new bank of tanks and I really want this to work.

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7 years 4 months ago #34390 by Malatang
Replied by Malatang on topic sodium thiosulfate
What I would do is take a 5 gallon bucket of tap water, test it for Ammonia and then treat it with your powder and then test again, look for a rise in ammonia that should tell you if it will work for you or not.

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7 years 4 months ago #34383 by sunfighter
Replied by sunfighter on topic sodium thiosulfate
I don't know if it does or not, but I've been using it for years ( Dechlor ) since I change 300 gallons of water a week, and haven't had a problem.
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7 years 4 months ago #34381 by ziggy2
sodium thiosulfate was created by ziggy2
I bought a product at the MASI that says it is 100% sodium thinosulfate. I have been doing some reading and found that it does not treat chlorimines. so is this junk now? Of course we have chlorimines. I asked the guy and he said it did, but now I think I was had.

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