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Old 01-04-2014, 02:37 PM   #11
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A little technical but a big help

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Imho for FOWLR tanks a hydrometer is just fine. Any minor swings in salinity from changing your water due to a hydrometer won't be big enough to hurt anything. It's more important in a reef tank to have a refractometer though.
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If you do go with the hydrometer.

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is it the fish, or coral that are more sensitive to salinity? I have a tank running with just coral and inverts. and could the salinity be the reason ive been having a hard time keeping snails?
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