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Old 04-28-2009, 12:35 AM   #11
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I agree with the refractometer, you can get them for a reasonable price on ebay (think I paid around $35 for mine). I was using a hydrometer at first and was getting VERY extreme readings even with multiple tests. I also agree that you should try only a few gallons at first. I had a salinity problem when setting up my tank (mostly due to the hydrometer I think). I took out saltwater and replaced with ro/di and then it was too low. Start small!
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Well the two gallons did the trick, my salinity is down to 1.025. Thanks for the help guys!
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excellent news
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