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post #11 of (permalink) Old 01-02-2013, 02:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Seattle_Aquarist View Post
Hi HD Blazingwolf,

Shrimp nutrient:
"Calcium Montmorillonite Clay" = is a clay that is rich in calcium

whereas Safe-t-sorb is:
"Montmorillonite Clay, Calcined" which is clay that has been heat treated (Calcined) which expands the pores and increases the ability of the clay to absorb.

I think the confusion is in the two words; Calcium (a mineral) looks very similar to Calcined (heat treatment); but their meanings are not the same.
Thanks for explaining that!

RAOK Club and BBRR Club! My thinking has been invert-ed!
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