Will adding Bromide to Dektol = Bromophen? (or similar results?)

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  1. Katie

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    Want to get some Bromophen, but have 2 jugs left of Dektol. I also have Bromide from mixing up my Pot Ferri mix ... can I add some Bromide to Dektol and get warmer tones from this developer? Is there any reason why I cannot try it first before buying Bromophen? THANKS!
     
  2. Ian Grant

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    Dektol uses Metol while Brophen uses Phenidone which is much warmer working, adding bromide will help make Dektol a touch warmer.

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