Triton Issue?

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  1. Ditto

    Ditto Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    I am not sure anyone else had this issue but I want to post and ask:

    When the triton was back in stock I ordered 3 and they arrived I was opening them up the cartons and adding them to my container and both 3a and the 3b were crystallized.

    I thought at first it was only the first one but all 3 kits had 3a and 3b crystals.
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    I open the box and dump one into my container and you can see the crystals on the bottom

    0A65604C-EAA1-44B6-BBBC-D335B793508B.jpegSo I am asking what do I do?

    Thanks
     
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  2. csockwell

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    Warm them up - they crystallize when they get cold. People talk about it on their Facebook page all the time, it happens so much that they should put it on the packaging.
     
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  3. HolisticBear

    HolisticBear Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Tagging @GoVols because I was half-joking when I said microwaving your Triton was a thing now. Thanks for the heads-up @csockwell
     
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    Livinlocal Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Although I do not use triton, I have seen the same problem in peoples build threads. Warming it up should do the trick. The only problem is if you keep it in a area that gets extremely cold at night, it’s going to do this every day.
     
  5. Bulk Reef Supply

    Bulk Reef Supply Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Gold Sponsor

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    Yup, others advice is right on! It can crystallize in cold temperatures - warming the container will help dissolve it :)
     
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