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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2012, 02:58 PM Thread Starter
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The bottle I mixed my CSM+B ferts in I think is growing mold. How do I prevent this? Also anyone have a good way of cleaning it out of a twin neck container? thanks
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-01-2012, 05:48 AM
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I know some people keep their Plantex CSM +B solutions in the fridge. I always used to add mine dry (big tank makes this easier).

As for cleaning, I'd give it a quick scrub with really hot water to get the easy stuff out and then submerge it over night in a bleach solution. Give it a reall thorough rinse in hot water again and then give it a soak submerged in water with more than the normal amount of dechlorinator added (2-3x the normal amount is usually what ive done).
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Adding some excel or glut will stop the mold
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oh that's really cool, I didn't know that.
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I mix smaller amounts (a week or two's worth at a time) and the little strands of growth are not enough to cause problems.
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Adding some excel or glut will stop the mold
cool i will add that into the next batch
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