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Buccaneer
09-06-2017, 12:11 AM
As the title says I am looking to supplement Magnesium Chloride (with some epsom sals) to raise my manesium levels to that of nsw
Any suggestions on where to finding Mag flake (or similar) locally in and around calgary would be appreciated

Delphinus
09-06-2017, 08:32 PM
Couple options ....

I think Danny (Wai's) sells the stuff in bulk. Maybe check with the guys at Concept. If you're ok with mail-order then look at J&L "Schlobster" branded bulk stuff and I think TimT sells bulk as well via oceanfreshaquarium.com.

That said .... this is what I use for Magnesium sulfate (because "$8"): https://www.walmart.ca/en/ip/equate-epsom-salts/6000101671710

and this is what I use for Magnesium chloride: Sifto Safestep 8300 (sidewalk ice melter)
(per http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1761791)

Edit: Looks like what we want up here in Canada is Sifto "Natures Power" ice melter: https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.sifto-natures-power.1000841063.html
Data sheet says 100% Mg Cl Hex: https://www.siftosafestep.com/sites/default/files/sifto_natures_power_magnesium_chloride_6.pdf

Buccaneer
09-07-2017, 05:38 AM
Thanks Tony ... had the Home Depo staff look at me sideways when I asked for ice melt when it was +30C outside LOL ... they needed the forklift to get it cause it wson the top rack :)