Re: NANFA-L-- Chlorine Bleach

Welaka T. Phishhed (welaka75-in-yahoo.com)
Thu, 9 Jun 2005 12:31:39 -0700 (PDT)

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I used to work for Purex, years ago. "Bleach" contains basically chlorine, caustic soda and water...
WARREN

dlmcneely-in-lunet.edu wrote:
Chlorine bleach, upon evaporation, leaves a white residue. What is
it? Chlorine itself will dissipate from water solution, given enough
time, but evaporation of bleach solution definitely leaves white
powder. I thought that was sodium hypochlorite, which is shipped for
swimming pool treatment as a solid. I thought it was liquid only in
water solution (bleach).

BTW, there is no nitrogen in bleach.

David L. McNeely, Ph.D., Professor of Biology
Langston University; P.O. Box 1500
Langston, OK 73050; email: dlmcneely-in-lunet.edu
telephone: (405) 466-6025; fax: 405) 466-3307
home page http://www.lunet.edu/mcneely/index.htm

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----- Original Message -----
From: geoffrey kimber
Date: Friday, June 3, 2005 10:18 am
Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Chlorine Bleach

> Why not get a chlorine test kit?
>
> By the way - in the pure form, sodium hypochlorite is a liquid, so
> drying would allow it to evaporate.
>
> I'm not sure what you are planning to keep from the old tank (ie
> gravel, decorations, ect)
>
> but if you can totally dry it, you should be able to get rid of the
> bleach, unless the object is porous enough to retain it internally.
>
> Geoff Kimber
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<DIV>I used to work for Purex, years ago.&nbsp; "Bleach" contains basically chlorine, caustic soda and water...</DIV>
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<BLOCKQUOTE class=replbq style="PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #1010ff 2px solid">Chlorine bleach, upon evaporation, leaves a white residue. What is <BR>it? Chlorine itself will dissipate from water solution, given enough <BR>time, but evaporation of bleach solution definitely leaves white <BR>powder. I thought that was sodium hypochlorite, which is shipped for <BR>swimming pool treatment as a solid. I thought it was liquid only in <BR>water solution (bleach).<BR><BR>BTW, there is no nitrogen in bleach.<BR><BR>David L. McNeely, Ph.D., Professor of Biology<BR>Langston University; P.O. Box 1500<BR>Langston, OK 73050; email: dlmcneely-in-lunet.edu<BR>telephone: (405) 466-6025; fax: 405) 466-3307<BR>home page http://www.lunet.edu/mcneely/index.htm<BR><BR>"Where are we going?" "I don't know, are we there yet?"<BR><BR>
Bleach<BR><BR>&gt; Why not get a chlorine test kit?<BR>&gt; <BR>&gt; By the way - in the pure form, sodium hypochlorite is a liquid, so<BR>&gt; drying would allow it to evaporate.<BR>&gt; <BR>&gt; I'm not sure what you are planning to keep from the old tank (ie<BR>&gt; gravel, decorations, ect)<BR>&gt; <BR>&gt; but if you can totally dry it, you should be able to get rid of the<BR>&gt; bleach, unless the object is porous enough to retain it internally.<BR>&gt; <BR>&gt; Geoff Kimber<BR>&gt; /------------------------------------------------------------------<BR>&gt; -----<BR>&gt; / This is the discussion list of the North American Native Fishes<BR>&gt; / Association (NANFA). Comments made on this list do not necessarily<BR>&gt; / reflect the beliefs or goals of NANFA. For more information <BR>&gt; about http://www.nanfa.org
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