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Old 06-06-2009, 05:44 AM   #1
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Which manufacturers salt is good to use?

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I've been hunting around for salt mixes to begin my new SW tank and found so many brands, which brand is favored by the community?

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OH NO not another which salt is better question? LOL This is one of those questions that if you ask 10 different people you`ll get 11 different answers. I guess I`ll start it off. I use Oceanic. It keeps my calcium where it needs to be by only doing weekly PWC`s. It kind of has a low alk point but no mix is perfect or we`d all be using it. There`s several threads asking this same question you might want to do a search on to see what others in the past have used. Here are some

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There are no "bad" salts. Any salt will work, but some work better than others, depending on how the tank is setup.
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There are no "bad" salts. Any salt will work, but some work better than others, depending on how the tank is setup.
That's a good thing to hear. I want to start of with FOWLR tank and possibly migrate to a reef, is it possible to switch salt mixes to accommodate new specimens without having any ill effects?
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OH NO not another which salt is better question? LOL This is one of those questions that if you ask 10 different people you`ll get 11 different answers. I guess I`ll start it off. I use Oceanic. It keeps my calcium where it needs to be by only doing weekly PWC`s. It kind of has a low alk point but no mix is perfect or we`d all be using it. There`s several threads asking this same question you might want to do a search on to see what others in the past have used. Here are some

How many different Salt Mixes?

Best aquarium salt?

Salt Mixes best for RO/DI?

Salt mixes

what salt do you guys perfer
Thanks, I'll check out the other threads.
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Like Melosu stated you will get many different answers, but I use Instant Ocean for my FOWLER.
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