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Float Newb

Epso Top - agricultural salt

Before I place my order on some Kali Epso Top I'm interested if any of you have had experience with it or similar Agricultural salt?? It's for private use and two fellow DIY'ers have told me that whatever traces of heavy metals can be removed by a c...
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Float Newb

Has anyone tried using substances other than salt?

I'm wondering whether something like Vegetable Glycerin would work. It's very thick, doesn't smell and mixes with water easily. Could even have 50% water, 25% glycerin and 25% epsom salt. It would be cheaper while still maintaining the physical bene...
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Float Enthusiast

Absorption Rates of Magnesium Sulfate and Floating

Hi All, Does anyone out there have any info or documents concerning the absorption rate of magnesium sulfate during a float session? There are side effects from too much magnesium in the system and I'd like to be able to refer to data/studies to hel...
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Float Newb

Bulk Salt Order

Hey everyone, We are placing a bulk salt order next week (from San Francisco SALT Company for the Premium USP Pharmaceutical Epsom Salt, 50 lb bags, made in the U.S.A.) to save money on salt for some of our clients and anyone else interested (in the...
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Float Master

What is the Maximum Saturation of Epsom Salt at 93.5°F

This question has come up several times so here is a graph showing the saturation of MgSO4• 7 H2O (Magnesium Sulfate Heptahydrate, Epsom Salt) at various temperatures. Since 1mL of water is 1 gram and the data is grams of Epsom Salt per 100mL of wat...
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Float Enthusiast

Epsom Salt changing hair color?

Hey Floaters, have a client who floated weeks after she dyed her hair and says that her hair looked almost "bleached" out the next day. She wants to float again but was wondering if she could wear a bathing cap to protect her hair color. I told her t...
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Float Enthusiast

Where do you buy your epsom salt from?

Hey Floaters, Since opening our float spa this past October we're almost out of salt and will be needing to make another purchase soon. Our last order of 2000 lbs came from Salt Works, no complaints just shopping around and seeing what other spas/cen...
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Float Newb

How much salt is required to maintain a float tank?

Hi, I am currently planning to open a float center. I am aware of the amount of salt needed for a tank, however my question is, how much salt is required to maintain the tank for floating. How often and how much do you need to top it up to keep it at...
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Recommended Distributors to the Gulf Cost

Hello, Fellow floater planning to open a center on the Gulf Coast of NW Florida - can anyone recommend an epsom salt distributor? I spoke with the San Franscico Salt Company - they have good prices, but i'm curious if there is a company closer th...
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Float Newb

Oral Magnesium Supplements + Floatation. Too much of a good thing?

I was speaking with a friend who suffers from a variety of chronic pain issues. She is very interested in floating but wanted to know if she should discontinue her oral magnesium supplement before beginning a floatation regimine. I wasn't really sure...
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