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Old 04-20-2005, 06:34 PM   #1
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Salt mix?

Well I just double posted so ill edit this one and fire away with another question. What salt mix seems to be the best? Where do most of you purchase your salt, test kits, etc for the cheapest price?
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Old 04-20-2005, 06:46 PM   #2
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You'll get a dozen different answers on salt mixes. I personally like Oceanic brand. I buy it from the LFS because online prices aren't much better, and there's a nasty shipping fee for heavy items (I buy 6 gallon buckets)

Test kits i buy online, lots cheaper. Usually from drsfostersmith.com I prefer them to BigAls, especially for customer service quality.
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Oceanic. JMO
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Is 3 watts a gallon enough to keep the hardier anemone alive? Also what do the anemone actually eat?
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bah, posted to the wrong thread since the poster edited it.
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I like Instant Ocean . It does not dissolve the best, but it produces a very reliable and stable product.

I've used the Oceanic - dissolves great - but had a problem with diatom blooms. I've read that others have experienced the same.

I've tried Reef Crystals - it was ok but more expensive.

I've also tried Red Sea .

Still, I like Instant Ocean.
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I use Instant Ocean's Reef Crystals. I like it and even WITH shipping I can buy it online for much cheaper than I can get it locally!
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I use Instant Ocean and I have never had any problems with it.
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I also use instant ocean. I have never had a problem. All my fish are very hardy. So that could make a difference.
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