Mixing NSW and SSW

Discussion in 'Water Parameters and Additives' started by Charl_Stanhope, 20 Oct 2012.

  1. Charl_Stanhope

    Charl_Stanhope

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    Hey guys. Made a stupid mistake today. I use NSW on my water changes but needs to add a little bit of R/O to drop the salinity from 1.028 to the level I use. I added to much R/O today and my level sits on 1.023 in the water I plan on using for my water change today. Now I am wondering if I can add a bit of salt from my backup drum of salt mix to the nsw to up the SG a little. Is it a good idea?
    ps,it rained like a 100ml this week so cannot collect nsw today. thats the problem.
     
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    Don't see why it would be a problem to use synthetic to bring up the specific gravity.
     
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    Thanx David. Would you let it stand a while or just mix it well for a few minutes? I will only be adding scoop of salt.
     
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    I mix them all the time and have been for decades.
     
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    awesome, thanx @Paul B . I have mixed it and just did waterchange. :thumbup:
     
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