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post #11 of Old 07-02-2009
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Originally Posted by SiXeVeN View Post
Anyone know what happens to Micron 66 in freshwater? I swear people make is sound like it explodes or something
It doesn't do anything in freshwater, which is why you need an antifouling that is rated for both if you sail in both. I moor in fresh water and sail in fresh and saltwater, which is why I use Bottomkote ACT with Iragol. Iragol 1051, for example, is a freshwater antifouling additive that defeats both saltwater and freshwater algae.

No, it doesn't explode, but you might when you start seeing buildup on a beautifully finished Micron 66 paintjob!

-Mike
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