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Old 07-19-2011, 04:38 PM   #1
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Salt creep and evaporation

Us there a way to prevent salt creep and/or evaporation? Because it never used to be a problem but then I set up a sump and now I have both problems really badly! Any ideas would be really great! I'm worried.
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Old 07-19-2011, 04:49 PM   #2
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why are you worried? evaporation is going to happen no matter what you do
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Old 07-19-2011, 04:55 PM   #3
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But could I slow it down? it was never a real problem before...
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Old 07-19-2011, 04:57 PM   #4
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whats your temp? higher temps make your water evap quicker
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Old 07-19-2011, 05:02 PM   #5
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Around 78-79 degrees
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well thats not really all that bad but evaporation is something we all have to deal with it might be your house temp too just have to deal with it i lose maybe 1-2 gallons a day on my tank
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I lose a lot more, could I put a cover on my sump or something? That's where I'm losing all my water.
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You could try to contain it by glass or plastic tops but that's about the only way I can think of, routine cleaning is the best way to keep salt creep to a minimum
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if you cover up that sump it might evaporate even more
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Old 07-19-2011, 05:14 PM   #10
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if you cover up that sump it might evaporate even more
Huh? How does that work?
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