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Old 10-07-2003, 05:03 PM   #1
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I bought a little box of salt for 10g(instant ocean) for my10g tank, when I added
water should I add all the salt or little?
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Old 10-07-2003, 05:12 PM   #2
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add about half and see where it is due to ya dont have 10 gallons of water unless the tank has nothing in it
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The box contains ten gallons of salt, that doesn't mean that the whole box is to be used for a 10 gallon tank, at least I don't think it does. (not sure if thats what you mean, but thats what it sounded like) I added the salt to my tank then the water but when I mix water for changes, I add the salt to the water. You can just pour a little in at a time and allow a PH to mix. Check your salinity level periodically and add salt as necessary.
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The little box said 10 U.S Gallon 38 liters new wt. 3 lbs 1.36kg
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After your substrate and live rock if you have any the acutal amount of water in the tank is less so as was suggested add only a portion. kind of sift the salt into the tank. Of course if you have substrate and rock in there now you should nto be adding sand to it anyway.
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Do not add all the salt at once since you may add too much and be stuck with high salinity..
Add a little at a time and dilute it with water from the tank before you put it in ...
Then test and add more until you reach the desired level !
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