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Old 12-21-2005, 03:37 PM   #11
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You can make the water days or weeks in advance.
For some reason if i let the water circulate in the mixing container too long (more than a couple days) I get some sort of white substance that leaches out of the solution onto the sides of the container. never been able to figure it out. so in my case i just make it a day ahead of time.
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For some reason if i let the water circulate in the mixing container too long (more than a couple days) I get some sort of white substance that leaches out of the solution onto the sides of the container. never been able to figure it out. so in my case i just make it a day ahead of time.
I change out 5 gal a week 20 gal total a month in my 55 gal and keep it in a 30 gal trashcan. I mix the 20 gal all at once for 24 hours but after that it just sits until it’s time to do it again. I re-aerate it for about an hour with a PH before using it again. I haven’t had any problems with accumulation of anything on the sides or bottom personally but it could just be the brand of salt you are using.

I got tired of mixing 5 gal at a time & came up with this solution year’s ago.
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