What salts are around?

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  1. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Hey all, I'm a bit out of touch with salt, what brands are currently available in the shops?

    Thanks.
     
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  3. r0ckf1re

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    I am going to try the Blue Treasure SPS.

    I think the popular one is the Red Sea.
     
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    Red Sea coral pro at the moment
     
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    Aqua Medic and I see Salinity at the shops by me.
     
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    i hear Red Sea coral pro is king
     
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    Seachem, Red Sea salt and coral pro, Blue Treasure, Sera salt and Aquaria has their own brand. Sure there are more availible on the market but those are the ones I am aware of.
     
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    viper357 Thread Starter Admin MASA Contributor

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    Thanks guys, any more to add to the list?

    Blue Treasure
    H2O
    Red Sea
    Red Sea Coral Pro
    Aqua Medic
    Seachem
    Aquavitro Salinity
    Sera
    Aquaria
    Brightwell Neomarine
     
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    Sure pure

    In England don't you get instant ocean?
     
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    viper357 Thread Starter Admin MASA Contributor

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    I'm asking about salts available in SA :)
     
  12. Dexter

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    Aquafin
     
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    viper357 Thread Starter Admin MASA Contributor

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    Thanks guys, any more to add to the list?

    Blue Treasure
    H2O
    Red Sea
    Red Sea Coral Pro
    Aqua Medic
    Seachem
    Aquavitro Salinity
    Sera
    Aquaria
    Brightwell Neomarine
    Tetra
    Aquafin
    Sure Pure
    Kent
    Tropic Marin
    Instant Ocean
    Reef Crystals
     
  14. Juan27

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    I must say, I've changed over to Blue Treasure because of the reviews on it on this forum, and because I had to make 400L of water to fill my new system, so price was a big tipping point.
    But I found the salt to be very "dirty" and it takes long to dissolve, if it even does.
     
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    Haven't seen Brightwell salt for sale in ct in ages
     
  16. BennieV

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    Hello all, I'm busy blending a new salt, it will be branded in the new year.All raw materials is pharmaceutical and AR Lab grade. Feel free to ask questions.
     
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    choosing a salt is best done depending on the system you want to run :)

    seachem and redsea quite popular here, h2ocean seems dead, aquamedic is good
     
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    To the Mods, it's not a sale post, its opinion on salts and grades used for DIY chemicals
     
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