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Old 12-09-2010, 02:15 PM   #1
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scientific test of most salt mixes

I just found this on another forum. Kinda interesting

http://www.aquariumwatertesting.com/...lysis_0208.pdf
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They are all so close. Seachem loves boron.
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:47 PM   #3
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Very interesting. Good post!
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I always wanted know. I was surprised how close they all were.
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that is a really thorough test, great find!
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I think everyone is out there trying to find the ultimate salt mix. They all have their pro`s and cons. There just is no ultimate salt mix or we would all be using it. We just have to use the one that fits our means.
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What's the one that allows you to mix in the Mg and Ca (and alk?) separately? CSV or something like that? I like that idea.
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ESV... but there are more like that coming to market. Expect to spend top $$ for these "boutique" salts. Funny thing is that this isn't a new thing. It was done years ago, but companies stopped because people wanted something simpler. And now we've come full circle again!
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What's the one that allows you to mix in the Mg and Ca (and alk?) separately? CSV or something like that? I like that idea.
ESV B-Ionic Seawater. I love it, it is dead on consistent with my ideal numbers for all the main parameters, it mixes crystal clear with absolutely No Residue to be found anywhere, not on the pump, not on the heater not in the mixing container. And it mixes completely and is ready to go in 10-MINUTES. It is nice for me because I don't have to leave the trashcan out for 24-48 hours waiting for the saltmix to mix up. 10-minutes and it is ready, I can do my complete water change from pouring the RODI water into the trashcan to turning the pumps back on after I am done, all while the baby takes his nap and can't get into anything.
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I just found this on another forum. Kinda interesting

http://www.aquariumwatertesting.com/...lysis_0208.pdf
Cool study, IO looks pretty inconsistent in this analysis. However, they may have changed their formula since the analysis was done.
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