Potassium Sorbate E202
Regular price £4.99
Molecular formula: C6H7KO2
Synonyms: potassium salt of sorbic acid, potassium sorbate, potassium (E-E) -hexa-2,4-dienoate
Purity: min. 99.9%
Potassium sorbate is an organic chemical compound - the potassium salt of sorbic acid. The range of its application and properties are almost the same as sorbic acid, however, the potassium form (and its other salts) is more soluble in water. Potassium sorbate is an excellent preservative against fungi and yeasts. It is used in cosmetics and cigarettes, and is often used in combination with sodium benzoate.
Potassium sorbate in aquaristics:
Perfectly preserves liquid aquarium fertilizers and protects them against the growth of mold or fungi. It is used together with L-ascorbic acid, which causes acidification of the fertilizer and prevents the growth of bacteria.
Dosing for fertilizers:
0.2 g of potassium sorbate / 500 ml of fertilizer.
Fertilizer maintenance kit:
0.2 g of potassium sorbate and 0.5 g of L-ascorbic acid / 500 ml of fertilizer.