Trace elements mix with Soda Ash

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Can I mix Fauna Marin's balling light trace 3, or Tropic Marin's A- or K+ trace elements to a soda ash solution?

This will allow me to dose trace elements without having a discrete dosing pump.

From what I can find online the Fauna Marin Trace 3 was meant to be mixed with the FM carbonate mix (which I understand to be Sodium Bicarbonate). If the FM trace 3 (seems to be made from "Potassium, Sodium Fluor, Iodine, Bromine, stabilizers. Based on inorganic compounds.") were to be mixed with soda ash (which has a far higher pH), will there be adverse reactions/precipitation such that the resultant mix would be ineffective?

Ditto for the Tropic Marin A- or K+ mixes (iirc BRSTv advocated mixing A- with soda ash).

if so, how do I adapt the dosage for the FM trace 3 meant for sodium bicarbonate to soda ash (i.e. if someone used to use 5g of Bicarbonate powder equivalent per day, how many g of soda ash would yield the same kH boost?)

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Wouldn't that not allow you to control each parameter?
Yea I'm not concerned with controlling the trace elements itself, given they are in such small quantities.

I'm only aiming to (a) ensure their sufficient availability until the next water change (which I don't hope to do too often); and (b) save the need for more dosing heads.
 
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Can I mix Fauna Marin's balling light trace 3, or Tropic Marin's A- or K+ trace elements to a soda ash solution?

This will allow me to dose trace elements without having a discrete dosing pump.

From what I can find online the Fauna Marin Trace 3 was meant to be mixed with the FM carbonate mix (which I understand to be Sodium Bicarbonate). If the FM trace 3 (seems to be made from "Potassium, Sodium Fluor, Iodine, Bromine, stabilizers. Based on inorganic compounds.") were to be mixed with soda ash (which has a far higher pH), will there be adverse reactions/precipitation such that the resultant mix would be ineffective?

Ditto for the Tropic Marin A- or K+ mixes (iirc BRSTv advocated mixing A- with soda ash).

if so, how do I adapt the dosage for the FM trace 3 meant for sodium bicarbonate to soda ash (i.e. if someone used to use 5g of Bicarbonate powder equivalent per day, how many g of soda ash would yield the same kH boost?)

Thanks!
HI. The Trace 3 Elements are specialy made to add to the carbonate, so you can use them, The ammount Of dosing we just give you an answer in our Fauna Marin Sponsor Bord
 
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