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Old 01-01-2012, 03:06 AM   #761
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Um.... I'm not sure but it might make it rise by one point. You can add the salt in the last bucket. And yes you can turn on the pumps etc now but not the protein skimmer until you have the salt in your tank.
Oh i kindof messe up. I meant like, if you add a cup too much does that change the salinity drastically?

Ok, ill add the salt tomorrow possibly. I still have to callibrate my refractometer haba
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Oh i kindof messe up. I meant like, if you add a cup too much does that change the salinity drastically?

Ok, ill add the salt tomorrow possibly. I still have to callibrate my refractometer haba
No not really. At most by one point ex if it was 1.023 it might change change to 1.024 but it won't change to 1.022
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No not really. At most by one point ex if it was 1.023 it might change change to 1.024 but it won't change to 1.022
Oh, ok i got it!

So what if after i fill up, the reading says somthing bad like ex: it says 1.027. Then i want to lower the salinity. How would i do that? What about raising the salinity?
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Oh, ok i got it!

So what if after i fill up, the reading says somthing bad like ex: it says 1.027. Then i want to lower the salinity. How would i do that? What about raising the salinity?
In order to lower just remove saltwater and top off with RO water. In order to raise the SG remove some water and add about a cup or two to raise the SG by one or two points.
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In order to lower just remove saltwater and top off with RO water. In order to raise the SG remove some water and add about a cup or two to raise the SG by one or two points.
Thank you so much! Ok, im not sure if iv got everything covered but were getting there!
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Thank you so much! Ok, im not sure if iv got everything covered but were getting there!
Glad to help. Are you planning on a sump in the future?
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Glad to help. Are you planning on a sump in the future?
Maybe in the future, but not for awhile. It would be a fun diy!
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Are cups a standard measurement over in the states?

I have cups here that are large and small, for instance I have a coffe cup that holds around 400ml and a tea cup that holds around 180ml.....
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A cup is a measurement. A cup is 236.588237 ml... a measuring cup, and a cup for drinking wouldn't be the same.
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A cup is a measurement. A cup is 236.588237 ml... a measuring cup, and a cup for drinking wouldn't be the same.
Ya so like a cup you use for baking right?

Like blah blah this recipe requires one cup of blank
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