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Old 06-21-2010, 02:09 PM   #1
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Mixing problems with Oceanic salt

I`ve used oceanic for years and for some reason when I got this tote every batch the water stays cloudy. It always in the past has gotten very clear by the next day but isnt doing so this time. Been like that the last 4 batches. When I add it to the tank it`s pretty cloudy but the tank clears back up after a few hours. Any ideas?
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Old 06-21-2010, 02:18 PM   #2
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the oceanic salt mix i have does the same. mine stayed cloudy for 3 days..
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Mine is the same. Didnt use to be that way.
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i wonder if they changed something? cause the times ive been mixing for a water change id have to wait even longer to do it. and its quite annoying lol
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I`ve got a call in to them. I`ll let you know what they say.
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Old 06-21-2010, 02:34 PM   #6
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alright! ive been thinking of switching salts anyways. I was thinking of using seachems salt its all they use at work and they have no complants about it.
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Melosu58 did you hear back from them? and is there any real difference between salts, sorry but I'm new here and just curious =)
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i doubt he has yet. and yeah there is some can have nitrates and different levels of phosphates in them also they have different levels of ph. plus some are better for reef tanks. oceanic is good thats what ive used only things i dont like is it does have a lower ph well for me it seems to be. and now the cloudiness
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i doubt he has yet. and yeah there is some can have nitrates and different levels of phosphates in them also they have different levels of ph. plus some are better for reef tanks. oceanic is good thats what ive used only things i dont like is it does have a lower ph well for me it seems to be. and now the cloudiness

oh I didn't know that, about the ph and phosphates in them, I have a 125g saltwater, with live rock and fish. I need to do a water change and was wanting to make sure I get the right kind of salt, Coralife is the one I had been using but wanted to be sure it was a good one.
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well if you do decide to change salt dont do it all at once kinda work more into the water over time
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