Mixing salt before mixing satwater???

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    I was wondering if anyone mixes their salt before mixing their saltwater?

    I believe one should always shake the salt to mix it when you get a new bucket before mixing with RO.

    What are your thoughts on this one? ​
     
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    Well I've been hearing some people complaining that their params are all over the place after doing a wc so maybe this has something to do with it. Just a thought!!!
     
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    I know when it comes to Red Sea Coral Pro salt i follow their advice which they state :

    Stratification of the salt- sometimes when a bucket of salt travels a lot, the shaking and vibrating causes the mix to separate according to grain size.
    Dry mixing the salt, by rolling the bucket on the floor for a few minutes, or pouring the dry salt from one bucket to another a few times, will solve this issue of the mix being cloudy
     
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    Interesting,,, never thought about that... Will definitely do it in future...
     
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    Hi there the truth is if you don't mix the entire contents of the bucket in one batch you will never get all the minerals especially the trace elements in the right concentration end of story
     
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    I read And article by ivan on keeping sps And one of The first things he said Was to mix Its before using Its
     
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