Purigen? is a premium synthetic adsorbent that is unlike any other filtration product. It is not a mixture of ion exchangers or adsorbents, but a unique macro-porous synthetic polymer that removes soluble and insoluble impurities from water at a rate and capacity that exceeds all others by over 500%. Purigen? controls ammonia, nitrites and nitrates by removing nitrogenous organic waste that would otherwise release these harmful compounds. Purigen?s? impact on trace elements is minimal. It significantly raises redox. It polishes water to unparalleled clarity. Purigen? darkens progressively as it exhausts, and is easily renewed by treating with bleach. Purigen? is designed for both marine and freshwater use. This product is sold by volume. Cited weight is minimal weight.
DIRECTIONS: Rinse before use. Use in a fine mesh filter bag. Each 500 mL treats up to 2,000 L (500 gallons*) for up to six months. Exhaustion is indicated by a pronounced discoloration of the beads to dark brown or black. Regeneration: Soak in a 1:1 bleach:water solution for 24 hours in a non-metalic container in a well ventilated area and away from children. Rinse well, then soak for 8 hours with a solution containing 2 tablespoons of ChlorGuard?, Prime?, or equivalent dechlorinator per cup of water. Rinse well. For freshwater use, soak for 4 hours with a solution containing 1 tablespoon of buffer per cup of water (Discus Buffer?, Neutral Regulator?, or Acid Buffer?). Original color and full activity should now be restored and Purigen? is ready for reuse. Caution: some slime coat products may permanently foul Purigen? and render regeneration difficult. Do not reuse if odor of chlorine is detectable. In case of doubt, soak beads in small quantity of water and test for residual chlorine with a chlorine test kit.
Seachem Laboratories, Inc. was established in 1980 by Dr. Leo G. Morin. Seachem moved into a state of the art 110,000 square foot facility in Madison, Georgia marking their 25th anniversary in the industry in 2005. This facility includes production and research laboratories, manufacturing, inventory, shipping, and office space.
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