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Old 07-07-2008, 02:28 PM   #11
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I use Red Sea Coral Pro and I find it consistent. Kent was the worst and they sent me a new bucket after checking a sample. That bucket had the same problem.

Pick a brand and if you get conistent results you can adjust it for your liking (Ca, Mg, Alk, etc.)
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Old 07-09-2008, 12:19 AM   #12
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I use Oceanic. I have been pretty happy with the results and use it for the Ca/Alk numbers. RS Coral pro was good too.
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I started with Instant Ocean, then transitioned to Reef Crystals, but finally settled with Oceanic.
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Old 07-09-2008, 12:43 PM   #14
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I use Red Sea. I used Instant Ocean when I first setup.. I dont have a particular one that I need to use.
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I use oceanic. BTW this is one of those questions that if you asked ten people you will get 10 different answers. You`ll basically have to try them and see which works well for you. Good luck
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Old 07-09-2008, 01:41 PM   #16
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Which salt you use questions can resemble religious debates at times. The main goal is consistency. IO is probably the most used salt even though reefers don't usually like it. Its deficiencies can be made up with supplements.
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I didnt realize salt was that different from eachother... Infact I just bought new sand w/o live..and I read the package and it said all the things that the sand is made up of, I thought it was just sand! I new it didnt have anything bad in it that I didnt want anyway!
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Here is a thread that I started several months ago about salt brands. Same as I said earlier Several people answered and several answers recieved. LOL

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums...why-97061.html
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wow if i found your thread earlier i would have never started this one lol
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