Black Colored Prime??

Discussion in 'Cleaning and Maintenance' started by jennlovie, Apr 21, 2018.

  1. jennlovieNew MemberMember

    has anyone ever seen seachem prime be a black color? i opened a new bottle and it almost looks like it has carbon in it? should i throw it out or is it safe to use?
  2. JLeeMWell Known MemberMember

    What in the world have you found? I've never heard that before. It's always been clear when I use it.

  3. SwampgorillaValued MemberMember

    WOW! I have used a lot of PRIME in my time but I've never seen black PRIME!!

    Don't know how that happened but I wouldn't use it until I found out!!
  4. LorekeeperWell Known MemberMember

    Are you sure you didn't accidentally pick up Flourish? Flourish has always been a black color.

    If it really is prime, I'd return it...
  5. SwampgorillaValued MemberMember

    Yeah - some mixup and this is FLOURISH is the only logical explanation I can think of.
  6. JLeeMWell Known MemberMember

    Wonder if the manufacturer goofed and put a Prime label on a bottle of Flourish?
  7. LorekeeperWell Known MemberMember

    One way to tell if it's Prime or not, is if it smells like sulfur. If it does, it's prime, and return it.

    If it smells a little bit earthy, maybe like moist soil, you got flourish somehow.
  8. jennlovieNew MemberMember

    im for sure taking it back... it smells like sulfur so im thinking its prime but i always shake the bottles and it sounded like rocks at first but when i opened it, it looks like black particles in the water.. so weird... i tried some in just a cup of water to see if i would make it murky or dark and it dissipated quickly but im still not chancing it... thanks everyone!

    proof if anyone thinks im crazy... i felt like i was when i opened it!

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  9. SwampgorillaValued MemberMember

    WOW!! LOL

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