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Old 08-10-2007, 05:12 PM   #1
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Real Salt water

Found this on petco's web page today.

Thought some of you may find it usefull or may have even tried it and have some feed back for us.

http://www.petco.com/product/11884/C...ater-_-btnleft
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5 gallons for $9 (for now).

My 160 gallon bucket of synthetic sea salt was $40.

I think I'll stay with synthetic.
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While its still on sale - the cost is $26.00 shipped (5gal). I use about 500 gal/yr. That would only be about $2,600.00. I better hurry up and get mine before all the sea water is gione!
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I was reading the reviews on it and it apparently is no different from you mixing your own sw and the cost adds up fast as Devilishturtles pointed out.
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Old 08-11-2007, 02:16 AM   #5
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I trust my RO/DI water that I use to mix my own SW with far better then I would something that is premixed or "real" saltwater.
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I live on the water and weather depending I ussually get my own ocean water for PWC's. I will sell you all you want for $8 a bucket. I found a secret spot where there is a lot of that stuff, lol
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Keep in mind, this "real" seawater has been completely sealed in a bag with no air or circulation for who knows how long. Seems like kind of a waste of money, IMHO. This hobby is expensive enough, I will stick with my RO/DI water and salt mix at home as well.
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Real Ocean Water is natural sea water that's already filtered, sanitized, and pH balanced.
Ok I have to ask. If it's filtered, sanitized, and pH balanced. Is it still natural? Or is it like "live" sand in the bag?
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Is there such a thing as Live Water? Lol.
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Live sand in the bag usually doesn't have a lot of "life" in it. With out water movement and O2 things tend to die. Water isn't "alive" the critters that are in the water column are alive.
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