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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-13-2008, 04:13 PM Thread Starter
 
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Prime - smell?

I am on a second bottle of Prime. I notice a strong smell from this product, is that normal? It is not getting contaminated, as I have noticed this smell pretty soon after opening the product.
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Smell is normal, it contains sulphur.
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I recently used some and I could have sworn one of my dogs took a dump in my fish room.

Yes it is normal.

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Does it smell awful? If so, you have a fine batch of Prime.
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I'm curious, but is the sulfur smell attributable to the thiosulfate that's in there?

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I have noticed the sulfer smell. The bigger the bottle the more it smells it seems to me.
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The older it gets the more it smells as well. I still use it however and it does a great job for a very good price.

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Are you literally trying to sniff the stuff? I've never had that problem. I know it smells but only when I put it right against my nose. Clean up any accidental spills and keep the bottle tight.

It's not prime without the smell.

I smell a potential commercial opportunity
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I have used it.. it does stink.. so does amquel.. same way.

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I'm curious, but is the sulfur smell attributable to the thiosulfate that's in there?
Yes, it does.
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