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Old 11-20-2012, 08:01 PM
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Removing Chlorine from water

Do you guys think a Garden Dechlorinator would help removing chlorine?

Does anyone use one for making their organic compost tea?


I know this one will take out 85% chlorine....so I would figure it's better to get as much chlorine out....so there would be less of a chance of the chlorine killing microorganism in the organic compost tea.

http://www.growingsolutions.com/home...?stpl=multiadd

Any thoughts????
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:20 PM
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Sodium Sulfite will remove 100% of chlorine. We used it to dechlorinate potable water prior to discharge into the environment. I do not however know what affects it would have on compost tea.

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Old 11-20-2012, 08:52 PM
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Use Sodium Thiosulfate, 5-Hydrate in Crystal form

Got it from J.T. Baker INC. Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 (908) 859-2151
Item # 3946-01

Does your water ever contain Chloramines? (Ammonia+Chlorine)

This product is safe for the water and (Aquarium fish)
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Since Chlorine in water becomes gasous, let the water sit out (best with an airstone for circulation). The Chlorine (unless there is Chloramine instead, which has a stronger bond) will just release itself say, within 24-48 hrs or less.

Case in point - Ever have that chlorine smell come out of the tap fIrst thing in the morning? That was the gas that was formed.



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