4 posts
Location: California, U.S. effin' A.

these are the best chemicals to use...tried and true..i think i might have actually got it around this site, but i've tried them all and they all worked. Colour Chemical
Carmine Lithium Chloride
Red Strontium Chloride
Orange Calcium Chloride (a bleaching powder)
Yellow Sodium Chloride (table salt)or Sodium Carbonate
Yellowish Green Borax
Green Copper Sulfate, Boric Acid (antiseptic powder)
Blue Copper Chloride
Violet 3 parts Potassium Sulfate1 part Potassium Nitrate (saltpeter)
Purple Potassium Chloride
White Magnesium Sulfate (Epsom salts)

LazyAngelGOLD Member
Carpal \'Tunnel
2,895 posts
Location: Cambridge UK

nice comprehensive list!
I suggest a link to
as well though! smile

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TotalEclipseGOLD Member
120 posts
Location: Nr Petersfield, United Kingdom

I assume that is using meths as a solvent?

9,232 posts
Location: NYC, NY, USA

PLEASE put this on one of the hundreds of other colored/coloured flames threads.

You should have done a search.

Since you didn't do a search, HoP did a search for you when you tried to post something with this title.

HoP then told you that there were many other appropriate threads and that you should post on one of them.

You ignored that and insisted on posting it anyway.

Now, when someone else searches for coloured flames they may end up with your, one post, thread rather than the many other comprehensive threads and FAQs that have already been posted.

Sorry to be cranky but Malcolm (and I assume Dom) have spent time rewriting this website to prevent exactly this from happening.


Sparkly poi.

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Yes, let's go.
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