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Old 09-04-2014, 11:17 PM   #1
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Making my own salt water?

So I got my bucket, heater, powerhead, salt, and ro/di (making 0 tds water. My question is how much salt do I add per gallon to make 1.025?

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Old 09-04-2014, 11:21 PM   #2
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Should say it on the box?


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Old 09-05-2014, 12:36 AM   #3
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Says half cup per gal to get 1.022 that's all. I was just checking to see if anyone know a way to bring that to 1.024 or 1.025?

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Old 09-05-2014, 01:41 AM   #4
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add more salt. Add to 1/3-1/2 cup per gallon and test it, then keep adding salt until you have your desired salinity.
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Once you do it a few times you'll know pretty much exactly how much salt to add
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Old 09-05-2014, 11:23 AM   #6
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Does 0 tds make a big difference for corals, say if it was 0.08 prior. I bought this ro/di because my lfs had tds of 0.08 and I read that any tds is a no go? I have been battling some Brown algae so I hope this helps.

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