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Old 05-10-2013, 03:14 PM   #1
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Salt levels

I recently had a problem with my aquarium. My salinity levels rose to 1.032 and after asking around I realized I misunderstood or was misinformed when I started the aquarium.

Every time my tank needed water I would mix the salt into my new water then add it to my aquarium and check the salinity but my last few times I skipped the testing part. Stupid of me I know.

My question is this.......... When I add new water do I need to add salt to it if so how often?
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If you are topping off just add ro water, no salt only during water changes do you use saltwater. The water evaporates but the salt stays in.
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If you are topping off just add ro water, no salt only during water changes do you use saltwater. The water evaporates but the salt stays in.
Thank you. That's what I was looking for lol
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No problem Grape Ape!!!
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You can remove a little water at a time and replace it with regular water no salt till you get it to 1.026.
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You can remove a little water at a time and replace it with regular water no salt till you get it to 1.026.
It's ok I already have it down to 1.024
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You dropped it that much in one day? That's not a good idea. Small corrections are best.
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You dropped it that much in one day? That's not a good idea. Small corrections are best.
No I didn't. I did it over 2 weeks
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