Carbon in ATI essentials pro

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Hello Nick,
I do not know what an N-doc test is, but yes ATI Essentials Pro does use organic carbonate for alkalinity.
 

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Hello Nick,
I do not know what an N-doc test is, but yes ATI Essentials Pro does use organic carbonate for alkalinity.

Do you mean those words literally? An organic carbonate?

Or do you perhaps mean an organic carboxylate?
 

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Do you mean those words literally? An organic carbonate?

Or do you perhaps mean an organic carboxylate?

I am not the chemist Randy, my understanding is the alkalinity is organic. You would to tell me what that means if I have it incorrect. He said "organic carbon", I was working under the assumption he meant alkalinity not actual C like our nutrition line.
 

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I am not the chemist Randy, my understanding is the alkalinity is organic. You would to tell me what that means if I have it incorrect. He said "organic carbon", I was working under the assumption he meant alkalinity not actual C like our nutrition line.

OK, I understand. It's not likely an organic carbonate (that's a particular type of chemical that is not likely useful in this context), but rather, an organic source of alkalinity (such as acetate or formate). :)
 
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