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Old 10-15-2012, 09:24 PM   #1
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Taking AQ Salt out

I have a tank that had AQ Salt in it for a Molly and she is now. Obviously the water needs to be changed to get the salt out but we don't want to mess up the biological filter so what is the best way to go about removing the salt with little damage. How many water changed and how often?

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Old 10-15-2012, 09:29 PM   #2
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I would say do two 50% water changes every day if you want to get rid of it really fast, but since I don't have that much time, I am doing one 50% water change each day to get my salt out.
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Ok for roughly how long should I do this for?
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Ok for roughly how long should I do this for?
It would really depend on how much salt you have in there. Just get it as low as possible.
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:59 PM   #5
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Ok. Sounds good thanks
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:35 PM   #6
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Is there a test to to see how much salt is in a brackish tank?
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:42 PM   #7
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I don't believe so.
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:49 PM   #8
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Is there a test to to see how much salt is in a brackish tank?
aquarium salt is different that Marine salt. Marine Salt is the stuff used to make saltwater or brackish, aquarium salt is used to treat ich. There is a tester for the amount of marine salt in an aquarium, but I don't believe there is one for how much aquarium salt is in your tank.
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You can use a hydrometer or refractometer.
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