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fert question please

Which one is fluffier? KNO3 or K2SO4? I might have mixed up my lids...
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My KNO3 looks small grained like powdered coffee creamer. The K2SO4 is more crystalline in structure and looks more "fluffier" than the KNO3

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JRB77 your answer is conflicting lol you said the KNO3 was the one that looked like "powder" and the K2SO4 looked "crystalline" but was fluffier. Maybe the OP knows what you're talking about and I thought you were right on the money up until you called the crystalline one the fluffy one. Now I have to go home and look at my own ferts to remember lol


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Thanks guys, Orlando called me with an answer. It's the KNO3 that's the fluffier, more crystal looking one. The K2SO4 is flat when you open the container, more sandy looking, and not as white. I had it right. Now to figure out where the imbalance is...I am getting thread algae.
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