Instant Ocean Salt

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  1. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Hi all,

    does this salt exist here?
     
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  3. Reefhead

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    Exist here as in SA?
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    yip
     
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    Well then the answer is yes
    Use it all the time if I cant Seachem Salt
     
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    Are you refering to this one...?
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    Is it any good...? Just asking as it's never been mentioned on MASA in a Thread.. as a salt to be considered...I see them at the "small" Pet Shops...not so much the LFS...
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    from?

    yip its highly rated on RC
     
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    belindamotion Google Master

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    I'm having a hard time getting my Brightwell Salt in Durban, especially since I only buy the small box at a time...sigh.. and been looking for a another good Brand..seen these in the Pet Shops..
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i am wanting the big pails :)
     
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    belindamotion Google Master

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    :lol::lol:..can't help you then as these small "pet Shops" just have the odd bag or two...but at least they stock it for someone like me..:p Might try it and see as my current substitute salt and I don't see "eye to eye"..
     
  11. mandrin

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    @ belindamotion did u mange to get the instant ocean
    have u tired north lands pet in springfiled ...
     
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    belindamotion Google Master

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    Instant Ocean is not to difficult to get in Durban..see them every now and then at some Pet Shops...It's my Brightwell Salt I'm having a hard time getting my hands on...I KNOW I need to buy one big bucket but WOW it's over a Grand..:eek:..I'm also aware that I've actually paid more by getting the small boxes, instead of just buying one-time big-time..:blush:
     
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    Not a sponsor so should I PM?
    It is a awesome salt
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    please do
     
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    Sam's aquarium also have instant ocean in Cape Town but it is pricey
     
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    i used instant ocean in the very beginning, switched to an other brand because i always got this grey dusty residue after mixing at settling at the bottom of the container.
     
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    @ belinda have u heard of eurosprit they in dbn ... they mite be able to assit to get yr salt .....
     
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    I have Marco..The Waterboy..he is the only person that has it and I will say purely because I asked him to get it..so if it wasn't for him, Brightwell would never have landed in Durban...:lol: I'm limited to Sundays and Marco is a busy man..we don't always meet up at the same time and most of the time it's my fault as my Tank swallows my money and then I think I'll wait to order...with the result that I'm cutting it fine..sigh..
    I would just have liked another shop to also stock it..week before last I went thru Kloof, Hillcrest and Pinetown..non...the previous week Marco went out of this way and Ordered for me, when he was in Johannesburg, if I'm not mistaken...they didn't deliver the days they said they would...so it's times like these that I wish I had another Shop so that I wouldn't feel so bad when Marco runs around like that trying to help me out..:blush:
     
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    @Reefhead ..What are the readings with you'r Test Kit's if I may ask..higher end or lower end of the suggested "safer range" water parameters on MASA..
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    according to RHF thats just carbonates
     
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    belindamotion Google Master

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    @dallasg according to this FAQ page ..the Crystals is more the one I should go for..I've only Zoas, Mushrooms, Torch, 2x Nemo's, Bicolor Blenny and my "cheeky" shrimp.. or the otherway around..should I use the more natural..? Don't have any "hard coral"..
    FAQ

    Will admitt..don't recall seeing the Crystals in the shop's..could be wrong..
     
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