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If the powder Magnesium is having liquid coming out it is related to the magnesium pulling humidity out of the air and resorting to a liquid state, this will not affect the performance of the powder and the remaining powder can still be used. If the solution is mixed and the mr. chili jug is leaking this would be an issue we can help out with on the container. Let us know via email or our support line and we will be more than willing to help!
What's the shelf life of the sealed mix?
Found a gallon container in storage and some misc mix sealed up from a couple years ago so just wanting to confirm.
Short of something contaminating it, it will basically last until the end of time :-) The magnesium(s) in particular are very hygroscopic though so don't be surprised if it has turned hard (or slushy depending on which product you have). Thats nothing to worry about though.
One bag mixes with water to create a gallon of solution.
This mix of magnesium chloride and sulfate is designed to be used in conjunction with the two part dosing system as part of standard parameter maintenance.
Maintaining proper magnesium levels will help prevent calcium and alkalinity from precipitating which makes maintaining these levels easier as well.
Love it!!! By Rick on 10/23/2016Rick would recommend this product to a friendVery easy and fast! Mixed well and no measuring! Does not have particles at the bottom of the jug after mixing. Great product!
Make sure to use a funnel By Justin on 10/21/2016Justin would recommend this product to a friendI highly recommend that you use a funnel. I had a 1 gallon jug that took me ~10 minutes to get all of this magnesium salts into with my flimsy paper funnel and a pen to push it through.
I'm sure that if I had a nice plastic funnel it would have been much easier to get the bag of mix into the jug.
I had no problems getting all of it to dissolve; it dissolved completely within minutes but I did leave it overnight like the instructions said to be safe.
It worked well, raising my mg levels the amount I expected it to.
Very Satisfied! By Shane on 9/12/2016Shane would recommend this product to a friendReasonably priced, mixes very well, and does what its supposed to do. What more do you want. Switching to this product from now on. Thanks BRS for yet another great product!
Good Product - Easy to Prepare By Lawrence on 9/7/2016Lawrence would recommend this product to a friendUnless you are having to dose several tanks, this is a great product. It is easy to use, no premixing and performs as advertised. It is cheap and quick to prepare. Highly recommend unless you need to buy the magnesium supplements 5 gallon buckets. Highly recommend.
Great product By Michael on 9/2/2016Michael would recommend this product to a friendVery easy to use and dissolves cleanly!
Simple By Scott S on 8/23/2016Scott S would recommend this product to a friendIf you are dosing and use magnesium then this is the way to go. It is already measured out and ready to go. It just works, plain and simple.
best two part By Dave on 4/15/2016Dave would recommend this product to a friendbest two part, never trusted mag chloride driveway melt, this is a good deal, I like the pre-mixed 1 gallon pack
Great product By Daniel on 3/10/2016Daniel would recommend this product to a friendI love the two part Brs offers.. Living on a budget these two parts make it reasonable to have a great system at great prices.. You can't go wrong! Thank you brs!
AWESOME!!! By Steve on 3/5/2016Steve would recommend this product to a friendThis was so easy to use, After mixing together we set the jug in the kitchen sink with hot water and it helped dissolve quickly. Will definitely buy this again!
Very Consistent By Jason on 1/1/2016Jason would recommend this product to a friendI like this over the bulk packs. Easy to pour into my chili mixing jugs. Be sure to heat the water up before hand for easy mixing. If not you will be shaking it for a while.
dissolves fast levle stays perfect By b1reefer on 12/23/2015b1reefer would recommend this product to a friendThe 2 part mix makes life easier when your on the run sum times. IT is also very consistant. I like this 2 part better than buying some brands liquid in the bottle. I have seen a different in my corals. thier happy.
Works great By Saltwaterelkhunter on 12/4/2015Saltwaterelkhunter would recommend this product to a friendVery good clear product. Has been working great for my reef.