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Old 07-14-2006, 04:24 PM   #1
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Salinity too high help!

I just bought a refractometer for my tank, because the hydro kept giving me a reading of 1.019 or less.....

So I check it out with the refractometer....and it is at 1.030!!!!

What should I do?

The tank is 10 gallons, with no stock or coral, just LR and one anemone.

Should I do water changes and add fresh instead?
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Old 07-14-2006, 04:32 PM   #2
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Rremove a half gallon of water, replace with a half gallon of fresh r/o water. Do this once a day until the salinity level is where you want it. If you do it in bigger batches, it will be too much change too soon.
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Thanks Hara...will do!
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Old 07-14-2006, 07:14 PM   #4
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Your not that high so don't rush lowering the SG. Do what Hara says and keep a close eye on it so you don't drop it too fast. Most tanks are run at 1.025 -1.026, so your not far off.
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