premier™ is a conditioner specifically designed for the planted aquarium. It removes chlorine and chloramines. premier™ is non-acidic and will not impact pH. Use at start-up and whenever adding or replacing water.
premier™ is a concentrated solution of potassium thiosulfate which removes both chlorine and chloramines. Although a thiosulfate-based conditioner is not recommended for saltwater aquaria because of the ammonia produced when it reacts with chloramines, it is perfect for the planted aquarium. The ammonia produced from chloramine by premier™ is predominantly in the ammonium form, and is thus rapidly scavenged by plants*.
*John P. Grazek, in Aquariology: Fish Diseases and Water Chemistry, Tetra Press, 1992
Sizes: 150 mL, 350 mL, 1 L, 4 L
Use 5 mL of premier™ for every 190 L (50 US gallons) of water. premier™ may be added to the aquarium directly, but it is best if added to new water first. If adding directly to aquarium, base dose on aquarium volume. For exceptionally high chloramines concentrations, a double dose may be used.
Can I use premier in a saltwater aquarium?
A: No, premier should not be used in a saltwater aquarium. It is a concentrated solution of potassium thiosulfate, which removes both chlorine and chloramine; however, due to the ammonia that is produced when it reacts with chloramines, it should not be used in a saltwater aquarium. In a planted aquarium, the plants will quickly scavenge the ammonia as a food source.
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