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Old 09-07-2007, 07:58 PM   #1
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How to fill the aquarium

Ok, I have a 38 gallon aquarium and I have a new skimmer. I just got about 40 lbs of aragonite sand. I also have plenty of salt. My question is, where do I mix the salt in? Can I fill the aquarium with tap water, then add conditioner, and then salt?
Is it necessary to fill add conditioner before the salt.
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http://aquariumadvice.com/viewtopic.php?t=101334

Good thread on that discussion the other day, hope this helps.

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I would go ahead and add water, conditioner and salt and mix in the tank. Dont add any sand or rock until you have the salinity stable. You`ll probably need to fill only 3/4 full to get the sand and rock in. Make sure of a fishless cycle.
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Dont use a garden hose to fill-er up. Thats my only advice
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