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Old 03-23-2011, 04:34 PM   #1
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Using campden tablets to remove chloroamine and CRS to reduce carbonate, does it matter which treatment goes first?

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Old 03-23-2011, 07:39 PM   #2
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I wouldn't think so, because they target different chemicals, but there may be some odd interaction where say campden is inhibited by the presence of carbonates, or vice versa... I don't think so though. campden targets the chlorine and releases it, and carbonates are a different compound that breaks up w/ the CRS and creates new balanced water state.
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