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Old 11-07-2012, 05:55 PM   #1
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Mixed 2salt mixes together. is it trash now?

i mixed 2different brands of salt mixes together. filled up 20gallons of rodi water and mixed the salt. next day, its snowing in my container

is that the reason?


the salt i mixed are Kent marine reef salt mix (5gal bucket) and about 2pounds of cheap petco marine salt mix...
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:22 PM   #2
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Sounds like some calcium came out of solution for some reason. Still probably fine to use, just check it if you can for Alk/Cal level.
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Sounds like some calcium came out of solution for some reason. Still probably fine to use, just check it if you can for Alk/Cal level.
but i don't want that dirty look in the tank. can i get rid of that snow look?
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It will settle. Once it's settled to the bottom, test the water for alk and calcium. It should be fine to use but may be a little low in alk.
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Old 11-08-2012, 01:45 PM   #5
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It will settle. Once it's settled to the bottom, test the water for alk and calcium. It should be fine to use but may be a little low in alk.
thanks for the comments guys I really appreciate it!

turned out that the salt was not the problem though. i checked my fresh rodi water bin and found same debris in there... don't know what that could be, i only purchased the unit about 3month ago...
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What's the TDS reading on your fresh RO water?
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