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Old 07-07-2011, 02:41 PM   #1
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Putting more salt in

I have a 65 gallon reef tank. The specific gravity is at 1.020 and I want it at 1.023 to 1.025. I have been slowly adding more salt but it don't act like it is helping. What should I do?
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:50 PM   #2
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Are u just adding more salt straight into the tank?
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Maybe what you're measuring with ain't helping. What are you using? Are you adding salt to a tank of water, or water and critters? Should be diluting salt in water, then adding. Not just dumping salt into a tank unless you have some way to agitate it real good.
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just add salted water to your top offs. every time water evaporates, have ready mixed water and add it to top off.
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I have been mixing salt in a little container and then add salt to my sump first so it won't be so concentrated when it goes to the actual aquarium. Thanks for all the advice.
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