Which Salt ???

Which Synthetic Salt do you use?


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viper357

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Please place your vote in the poll above, interested to see what salt the majority of Synthetic Salt users are using or have used in their tanks.
 
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About to start testing a new salt. The recipe was designed to specifications which would suit a high end, demanding system dominated by acroporids and other more taxing corals. Have been asked to be tight lipped about any more details until I have tested it in my system.
Doing my first test this week, will keep you updated.
At the moment using Seachem Reefsalt, as it is the salt I have had the best success with in terms of colours and growth in my sps.

Ps. I see you have reef crystals as well as Instant ocean, please also add the other brands made by manufacturers, like Seachem Maine salt and Seachem reefsalt.
 

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Ps. I see you have reef crystals as well as Instant ocean, please also add the other brands made by manufacturers, like Seachem Maine salt and Seachem reefsalt.
Thank Ivan, I have added them.

Any others I have left out, please let me know and I will add them.
 

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I added Dophin and Prodac.

I have only ever seen these at my LFS's so I doubt anyone is using them. But just in case...
 

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I Have used:

Kent Marine
Sera Sea Salt
Reef Crystals
Rio Real Ocean
Tropic Marin

I have used so many because I'm trying to find THE one that I'm happy with all round... I am using my Nano for my "experimentation" as it is primarily macroalgae... I just bought some Tropic Marin to try so I'll leave it out of my comments for now...

Thus far THE best results have been from:

1) Reef Crystals
2) Kent Marine

With these two salts, I hardly had to supplement and my parameters stayed pretty much stable! The other's although a lot cheaper to buy ended up costing me more in supplements and water changes to keep the tank stable...

I am no scientist and I'm using what I see, both visibly and via test kits as the bases of my assumptions... So don't flame me!

Just my 2c worth

Cher
 

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Hey Kryo, are you using plain Tropic Marin or Tropic Marin Pro Reef? As there is apparently quite a difference.
 

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I can't remember what I bought... I think it's probably the Normal one.... 'cos it's cheaper! ;)
 

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Within reason whatever I can get at the best price.
 
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I am currently using TropicMarin Pro Reef, but switching to Seachem Reef Salt, purely due to availability issues with the Tropic Marin...
 

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