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what is the difference if to make the two parts I use anhydrous calcium chloride vs dihydrate calcium chloride
 

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Aside from the potential for impurities in each one, the only difference is that one is about 77% calcium chloride plus 23% water, and the other is mostly calcium chloride with little water. The dihydrate is usually cheaper since drying it to make the anhydrous version is expensive.

It makes no difference in terms of utility as a supplement.
 
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Thanks Randy for answering so quickly, I will use the anhydrous one because I have enough at home. What I am going to ask is silly but it is not clear to me.
When I mix the calcium and magnesium I can join them and add them with a single peristaltic or it is better to use it separately
 

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Thanks Randy for answering so quickly, I will use the anhydrous one because I have enough at home. What I am going to ask is silly but it is not clear to me.
When I mix the calcium and magnesium I can join them and add them with a single peristaltic or it is better to use it separately

You can mix them.

Beware the anhydrous calcium chloride can generate heat when added to water.
 
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my mixture of kh is 283 grams of sodium hydroxide and 69 grams of sodium sulfate, it is also very exothermic
 

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