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    sisterlimonpot
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    BRS magnesium

    Post by sisterlimonpot on Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:59 am

    At RAP I purchased some BRS Magnesiuim that I have a question about, I noticed that Paul has a way to stir his magnesium mixture keeping it mixed so it can be evenly dosed with a dosing pump. I'm wondering, do I have to do the same with this brand of magnesium? And if so, Paul I want to get one of those stirrers.


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    Re: BRS magnesium

    Post by dfladermaus on Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:17 pm

    I use the stirrer because I'm anal and a chemist (ANALytic chemist), so I would do that with anything liquid I was dosing, just my 2 cents.

    Good luck. You can order them via VWR or Thermo Fisher. Standard stir plate, or I might be able to grab an old one from the recycle heap here. Cant guarantee it will work.
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    Re: BRS magnesium

    Post by sisterlimonpot on Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:07 pm

    If you get a broken one I could probably fix it. what type of material is the actual stirrer made of?

    But your saying it's not necessary to keep it moving?


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    Re: BRS magnesium

    Post by dfladermaus on Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:03 pm

    i think once you get the mag into solution it is fine, but i like to keep mine mixed and even, since it is not a homogeneous solution you will get variance across the container. same reason why you continually mix your stored saltwater...
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    Re: BRS magnesium

    Post by sisterlimonpot on Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:08 pm

    Hmm interesting... Can you get me 3 stir bars? If so I'm going to attempt to DIY a couple stirrer plates.


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    Re: BRS magnesium

    Post by dfladermaus on Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:28 pm

    ill try, but my memory isnt the best...shoot me a text at some point ...that will help some
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    Re: BRS magnesium

    Post by nikecivic on Fri Nov 11, 2011 4:29 pm

    I shake up my dosing bottle every week. I am using the Bubble Magus doser and works great.


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