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Old 12-03-2004, 12:40 AM   #21
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Has anyone used Kent seasalt? Someone told me it was the best.
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If those people at Kent only knew how many folks pay attention to what Steve says and how many folks are in his fan club - they'd at least give him salt free for those 2 words. 8)

So Steve, why is Kent the best in your book?
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If those people at Kent only knew how many folks pay attention to what Steve says and how many folks are in his fan club - they'd at least give him salt free for those 2 words. 8)
I some how doubt that.... LOL

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Balanced chemistry right out of the bucket, stability and consistancey.

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Notable dif between Kent and Oceanic in that respect?
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Can't remember the exact numbers for Kent but I am making some SW up for my nano's when I get home tonight. I will post the numbers tommorrow near midday. I have never used Oceanic so I cannot give you any values for that. From what I've read though it has a cronic high Ca/low alk (unbalanced) and normal to low pH. I have not seen anyone report Mg levels.

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I'll check back on Monday or Tuesday when I get back to work. I starting to think ou should be salaried by AA.

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Wishful thinking.... LOL :P

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I am the odd man out here. I use Coralife. NO particular reason except that is what the LFS sold me when I started up my tank. Seems to work fine.
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Mixing salts is not good. The proper way to switch salts is to do tiny water changes with the new salt over a period of time so sensitive corals and inverts do not sense the change.
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Kent numbers....

Mixed to 35 ppt @ 79°. Some cloudiness when added to water but quickly clears, no undissolved salts.

Alk 4.27 mEq/l
Ca 445 ppm
Mg 1325 ppm

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