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Old 06-09-2012, 02:14 AM   #1
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Can someone explain when one would use potassium sulphate vs sodium sulphate? Perhaps this has been covered in an existing thread, if so a link to the thread would be greatly appreciated. Cheers Norwest


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Old 06-09-2012, 02:27 AM   #2
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Can someone explain when one would use potassium sulphate vs sodium sulphate? Perhaps this has been covered in an existing thread, if so a link to the thread would be greatly appreciated. Cheers Norwest
There's no difference in chemical makeup- except sodium metabisulfite contains sodium. If you're watching your sodium intake, potassium metabisulfite is the substitute.
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If you are talking about K or Na metabisulfite (not sulfate) for dechlorinating water, here's some info on how much to use:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f128/con...minate-163230/
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