go to my pond/aquariumgo to how to ordergo to join & savego to pond storego to home pagego to aquarium storego to customer servicego to log in
December 12, 2017
Product Search
go to my shopping listgo to member salesgo to clearance itemsgo to specialsgo to new productsgo to cartbrowse manufacturersgo to advanced search
Browse Products
Accessories
Air Pumps
Air Stones & Diffusers
Air Tubing
Air Valves
Algae Control
Aquariums & Kits*
Books
Breeding Equipment
Canister Filter
Canister Filter
Ceramics Decorations
Check Valves
Cleaning Supplies
CO2 Accessories
CO2 Diffusers
CO2 Glassware
CO2 Kit / Refill
CO2 Regulators
Controllers & Monitors
Cooling Fans
Coral Propagation
Dechlorinators
Decorations*
Feeders & Dosers
Filter Media
Filter Media*
Filters*
Food
Foods
Foods, Frozen
Glass Feeder Planter
Glass Feeders
Glass Inflow/Outflow
Glass Shrimp
Glass Siphon Box
Gravel & Substrates
Heating & Cooling
Hydrometers
Lighting*
Medications
Nets & Netting
Oxygen Reactor
pH/gH/kH Products
Plant & Shrimp Substrates
Plant Care
Planted Scissors / Tweezers
Planted Scissors /Tweezers
Plumbing*
Pond Fountain Heads
Pond Statuary
Posters
Predator & Pest Deterrent
Protein Skimmers
Pumps
Reactors
Reef Nutrition
Reef Nutrition, Live
Reptile & Amphibian
Salt
Shrimp Nutrients
Stream Pumps & Powerheads
Supplements & Additives*
Surface Skimmers
Tap Water Purification
Test Kits
Thermometers
Titanium Heaters
Traps
UV Rep. Lamps
UV Sterilizers
Wavemakers
Replacement Parts
Miscellaneous Products
Product Detail go to saltwater solutionsgo to freshwater solutions
add to shopping list check out view cart modify search
Short Description: Equilibrium 300g
Item #: SC7000
Manufacturer: Seachem
Category: pH/gH/kH Products
Subcategory:
Related Product:
Substitute Product:
Use product with:

 

Equilibrium is specifically designed to establish the ideal mineral content for the planted aquarium. Equilibrium contains no sodium or chloride (which can be detrimental to a planted aquarium at elevated levels). Equilibrium is ideally suited for use with RO (reverse osmosis) or DI (deionized) water or any mineral deficient water. Equilibrium raises the essential mineral/electrolyte content (General Hardness) of the water to balance with and promote stability of the carbonate hardness. To maintain KH, we recommend Alkaline Buffer.

Why It's Different

Unlike competing products, Equilibrium contains NO SODIUM CHLORIDE. Both sodium and chloride are not rapidly depleted elements in a planted aquarium, and, in the case of chloride, can do more harm than good. Competitors' products generally contain primarily sodium chloride (because it is inexpensive), which will raise the electrolyte levels for fish, but can be detrimental to plant growth. In addition, sodium is not a contributing cation to GH levels. Equilibrium contains only calcium, magnesium, and potassium salts, which aid in fish metabolism, but are also highly beneficial to plant growth.

Directions
To raise mineral content/general hardness (GH) by 1 meq/L (3 dH), add 16 g (1 tablespoon) for every 80 L (20 gallons*) when setting up an aquarium or when making water changes (add to new water). Equilibrium can be added straight, although for optimum solubility we recommend mixing with ~ 1 L (1 qt.) of water (the resulting mixture will have a white opaque appearance). When this mixture is added to the aquarium it will impart a slight haze that should clear within 15- 30 minutes.
HINTS: Do not use Equilibrium when replacing evaporated water. This dose is based on DI or RO water; for other water, measure hardness (GH) first, then add according to need. Plant preferences vary, but a general guide is about 1- 2 meq/L (3- 6 dH) or match the existing or target carbonate hardness (KH), which, ideally, is also about 1- 2 meq/L (3- 6 dKH).

Guaranteed Analysis
Soluble Potassium (K20)
23.0%
Calcium (Ca)
8.06%
Magnesium (Mg)
2.41%
Soluble Iron (Fe)
0.11%
Soluble Manganese (Mn)
0.06%
Derived from: potassium sulfate, calcium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, ferric sulfate, manganese sulfate.

Elemental potassium is present at a concentration of 195,000 ppm (19.5%). Archaic fertilizer laws force us to list potassium in terms of equivalence to a material that is not present (K2O) rather than the more scientificaly sound method of simple elemental equivalence.


Type Use: Freshwater
 
Sugg Price: $9.99
Our Price: $8.49
   


Other important information about this product:


add to shopping list check out view cart modify search
Log In | Customer Service | Home | Aquarium Store | Pond Store
How to Order | My Shopping List | Shopping Cart | Contact Us

© Aquatic Connection 2003
all rights reserved