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Old 08-10-2008, 12:01 AM   #11
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There is... once you know how much salt it takes to get to any SG. For example, if you know it takes 2 cups of salt mix in 5 gallons to get to 1.021, then to get to 1.025 it would be...

2 cups * (25/21) = 2.38 cups

The 25/21 is the ratio of salinities, taking only the last two digits.

But even knowing this, it's still important to test your salinity and not assume you got it right.

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Old 08-10-2008, 01:41 AM   #12
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thanks alot...that's what i was looking for. i have jus order a refractometer and atleast now, i won't waste so much salt trying to achieve my desired salinity.

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