Ferrous sulfate question

Mike the Tree Doctor mlamana at bestweb.net
Sat Apr 15 17:59:58 EST 2000


Oz:

Thanks for the rely....is a water pH of 7.8-8.0 alkaline enough to cause
such a precipitate?

Mike

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Oz <Oz at upthorpe.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
news:1ayYbDAAJL+4Ew+W at upthorpe.demon.co.uk...
> In article <DB0K4.2544$%L6.152001 at monger.newsread.com>, Mike the Tree
> Doctor <mlamana at bestweb.net> writes
>
> >Anyone with any experience with this material? Any ideas on whether the
> >acidification gotten from the sulfate will be had at the expense of an
> >extreme accumulation of iron??
>
> I have no info on the nutritional position but note that in mildly
> alkaline situations FeSO4 produces a rather thick gelatinous gel of
> Fe(OH)2 that has a propensity for bunging up pipes and orifices. Your
> dilution may be so low that this doesn't happen or isn't a problem, I
> can't say.
>
> --
> Oz






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