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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I know some of you premix salt and keep it the same temp so its ready to go.. I cant mix large amounts but I was thinking of pre mixing individual gallon jugs with my salinity numbers and keep it in a warm part of the house so I will basically be ready to go when I do water changes. How long...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have been using the same plastic bin for mixing my water for a year or so now. resently I have problems with the residual salt being left in the container. I completely rinse it out after each use and it seems to be getting worse. I have filled it with water and let it sit with some vinegar...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    so i used one brand of salt (instant ocean).. im just about out, but im not happy with it and have a new kind in (kent marine) i was wondering if in my drums is it ok to mix the two together? i cant get all of my water out due to pluming reasons id only have about 5-10 gallons left in the...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    It's probably just a matter of opinion but is there REALLY a big diff between salt products? I normally get my water from the LFS but I want to start making it myself. :dance: The two that I hear the most about are Coralife and Reef Crystals. What do you guys think, is one "better" for a RR...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    figured i'd fire one up since im looing for ideas, opinions, pros and cons, do's and don'ts in the eyes of the wonderful people of TRT. The topic at hand. Best way to mix salt. How do you feel it works best? ill start it with the method ive done where i get my RO/DI water, use a Aquacclear 50...
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