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Old 05-06-2012, 01:51 PM   #1
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Can you add salt directly to the aquarium?

I already have an aquarium set up with filtration, sand and rocks and water (its been running for 4 days, I know it isnt cycling yet). I didn't put enough salt while mixing the water so can I just add the rest of the salt directly to the display tank and wait for it to dissolve that way?
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Old 05-06-2012, 01:53 PM   #2
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How much salt did you add? Rather, what is your salinity at?
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Old 05-06-2012, 01:56 PM   #3
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You can do that, just dont' get in the habit as once youhave livestock you definitely dont wanna do that.

What is your current salinity at?
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As long as their are no animals in the tank you can add it, but when their are animals you have to mix it in water outside of the aquarium.
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Yes, Carey is absolutely right
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