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Brightwell Aquatics Potassion-P

Potassium Supplement primarily for reef aquaria housing SPS corals

 

Overview

• Blend of high-purity powdered potassium, an important component of aragonite (the mineral secreted as skeletal material by corals and other reef-building marine organisms), complexed into pigments that enhance blue coloration of some small-polyp stony corals, important to proper neurological function, and depleted in marine aquaria by livestock. 

• May be used to combat potassium depletion that often accompanies the use of zeolite-based filtration methods employed to maintain ultra-low-nutrient aquaria. 

• Considerably stronger and more economical than liquid potassium solutions; created for hobbyists maintaining multiple reef aquaria. 

• Formulated by a marine scientist. 

 

Technical Background

In natural seawater, potassium is a non-conservative major element with a concentration slightly lower than that of calcium (~399 ppm vs. ~413 ppm, respectively). It is a component of aragonite, and regular dosing has, within the past several years, been implicated in improving the blue coloration of numerous varieties of small-polyp stony corals; the benefits of potassium supplementation are potentially two-fold, then: provision of an element that is 1.) incorporated into the skeletal material of corals and other reef-building organisms for purposes of growth, and 2.) incorporated into pigments that (presumably in the presence of adequate ionic iron) enhance blue coloration of small-polyp stony corals. The importance of potassium to marine organisms is most apparent when beginning to dose it in aquaria with depleted potassium concentrations and/or in which the sea salt mixture used is potassium-deficient; in such cases, changes in the appearance of many corals may be observed within the first weeks of regular dosing. Maintaining potassium within a range of 390 - 410 ppm is sufficient for long-term health, growth, and coloration of corals when all other physical and chemical requirements are met. It is recommended that the potassium concentration in the aquarium be determined by using an accurate test kit prior to supplementing.  Do not add this product directly to an aquarium containing live animals without first diluting in water as directed.

 

Instructions and Guidelines

Basic:

Dissolve 2 grams (~½ teaspoon) of product per 20 US-gallons of aquarium water in 8-fl. oz. of freshwater; add every other day or as needed to maintain the potassium concentration within a range of 390 - 410 ppm. When used in this fashion, 1,200 g treats up to 12,000 US-gallons (45,425 L).


Advanced:

 Create a stock solution by dissolving 5 grams (~2 teaspoons) of Potassion-P in 8-fl. oz. of freshwater (preferably purified); each ml of the solution will increase the potassium concentration (“[K+]”) in 1 US-gallon (3.785 L) of water by 1.7 ppm. [Reference: Each g of Potassion-P will increase the [K+] in 1 US-gallon (3.785 L) of water by ~129 ppm.] If the initial [K+] in the aquarium is below 399 ppm, add stock sol’n at a maximum rate of 10 ml per 20 US-gallons daily until the desired concentration is attained, then dose daily or weekly as needed (see below). Maintain [K+] within a range of +/-10 ppm. Once desired [K+] has been acquired, measure aquarium's [K+] at the same time each day over a one- to two-week period to determine the daily rate of potassium uptake (i.e. the decrease in potassium). To determine daily dosing rate (preferable to weekly dosing): estimate the volume of water in the entire aquarium system (US-gal.); divide the daily decrease in [K+] by 1.7; multiply this number by the volume of water in the system to obtain daily ml of stock sol’n required to maintain stable [K+].

 

Guaranteed Analysis

Potassium (min - max) 49% (490,000 ppm)

Ingredients
Potassium chloride (anhydrous), Potassium sulfate (anhydrous)

 

Payment methods:

  • Bank payments: All finnish banks have payment buttons at their disposal.
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  • Mobile payment methods: MobilePay and Apple Pay  
  • Invoice and installment services:  services are provided by Klarna and through Paytrail by Collector and Jousto.

We deliver orders in the following ways:

FINLAND

  • Your order will be delivered as a Postal package. Delivery costs in Finland 4,90€ when the purchase value is 1-29,99€. When the purchase value is 30€ or more, the delivery costs are free max 30kg.
  • In addition, you can choose home delivery in Finland for 9€/delivery.
  • Our most common delivery times to Finland are 1-3 business days from the time of ordering, depending on the order and delivery method. Note! Does not apply to custom-made products.
  • For postal parcels, the tracking ID is automatically sent via email when the order is left from our logistik center.

EU AREA

  • Your order will be delived as GLS standard. Delivery cost will be seen in products page when you add the products to your shopping card.
  • Our most common delivery times in EU area is 2-4 business days from the ordering, depending on the order. Note! Does not apply to custom-made products. Please note ! If the product is out of stock in our own warehouse, the normal delivery time is usually max 10 business days. 
  • For GLS parcels, the tracking ID is automatically sent via email when the order is left from our logistik center.

OUTSIDE OF EU

  • your order will be delivered as DHL Express. Delivery cost will be seen in products page when you add the products to your shopping card.
  • Our most common delivery times outside of EU areas is 2-4 business days from the ordering, depending on the order. Note! Does not apply to custom-made products. Please note ! If the ordered product is out of stock in our own warehouse, the normal delivery time is usually max 10 business days. 
  • For DHL Express parcels, the tracking ID is automatically sent via email when the is left from our logistik center.
  • On heavy orders additional cost will be applied.
  • All products prices are VAT:0% with outside EU orders, if checkout is not automatically give these prices, please send email: info@aqnomad.fi
  • Extra custom duties may be applied in all orders outside EU area

Exchange and return policy in: Finland, Sweden, Estonia

  • You have the right to exchange or return all or part of your order within 14 days of receiving the order. Note! does not apply to ordering and custom made products.
  • The right of return only applies to unused and salable products with product labels in the original packaging.
  • The subscriber is responsible for paying the refund. The return fee in 5,90€.

Unclaimed shipment

  • We deliver all orders by post. Posti stores packages for 7 days at all its pick-up points. If the package is not picked up during this time, it will be returned to the sender. An unclaimed shipment is not a return under the Consumer Protection Act. In these cases, we will automatically charge 15€ for postage and handling in connection with the refund.

According to the return, include the following information:

  •  a copy of the Aqua Nomad order confirmation

Return address:

  • The return address varies depending on the product to be returned, please contact us before returning  info@aqnomad.fi
  • We do not accept returns more than 14 days after delivery. Once the refund is accepted, the money will be refunded directly to your account upon receipt and processing of the refund.

Problem situations during transport and for defective products:

  • If the product has been lost during transport, damaged or the wrong product has been deliveded to the customer, the customer must report the error immediately to info@aqnomad.fi
  • Notification of incorrect delivery or defective product must be made within 14 days of receipt of the product. If the package is damaged in the mail, a complaint must be made about the product to the post office immediately.