Salt mixing?

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Is it safe to mix different salt brands...for eg. Tropic Marin, Red Sea, instant Ocean, etc....incase ur stockist runs out of the brand u normally prefer?
 

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So i dont need to worry bout chemical imbalances or PH fluctuations or anything like that? Wiggy!
 

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This wont cause normal water condition issues.
I have done it this a few times in the past as well.
 
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100% safe!
 

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Cool

Iv asked this b4 but which brands of salt mix are preferred...and which are second choices if u cant get ur first choice?
 
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Isnt Red Sea the better of the two?
There are loads better, IMO. But the best "budget" salt has to be Real Ocean, by what the gurus are saying AKA Midasblenny

PS: I use Tropic Marin, Seachem and Real Ocean all mixed with no worries ;)
 

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There are loads better, IMO. But the best "budget" salt has to be Real Ocean, by what the gurus are saying AKA Midasblenny

PS: I use Tropic Marin, Seachem and Real Ocean all mixed with no worries ;)
I agree with Warr, Real Ocean is the best budget salt. Andrew(Eco-aquatics) uses it for quite some time and check out his corals. I personally think that instant ocean is overpriced, and not just that, on the instant ocean bag it says "low in phosphates" and on the real ocean one "no phosphates". The calcium in real ocean tests 450 :thumbup:
 

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Think ill look around and see wot deals i can get

Anyone heard of REEF CRYSTALS salt mix?
 

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Anyone heard of REEF CRYSTALS salt mix?
That's Instant Ocean on steroids :p It's made by the same people that make Instant Ocean, but it apparently has added extra's to it for a reef tank as opposed to a fish only tank. Nothing wrong with it, a very good salt in my opinion.

Here is a poll I started on different types of salt.
Which Salt ??? - Water Parameters
 

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