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What salt do you guys use for sps tanks? Mine just ran out and I'm looking into other options
saltwater aquarium has a good supply of salt. Tropic Marin, red sea etc...and cheaper then brs...I just looked to order back up supply for me...
 

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saltwater aquarium has a good supply of salt. Tropic Marin, red sea etc...and cheaper then brs...I just looked to order back up supply for me...
You have to watch Chewy as well. I just ordered 10 boxes of IO (200 gallon boxes) and it came to 40 per box lol.
 
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son of a B..... coffee made and no half and half or peppermint mocha..... ....WWWWHHHHAAAAATTT?
How could this be,,,,,ahhhhhh....
Be right back have to run to the store up the street....
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Drink it black like I do lol.

Deathwish and strong brew ftw. Puts hair on your chest and melts the cup.
 

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You have to watch Chewy as well. I just ordered 10 boxes of IO (200 gallon boxes) and it came to 40 per box lol.
Holy crap...thats alot of boxes of salt....
On the 300 I am planning on doing far less 10% water changes. I been hearing people with nice looking tanks only doing it twice a year and some never...because some have a GHL or apex system doing all the dosing....
I bought a GHL system...waiting for the ION director to hit United States...
I am not sure about never....I do not think I will do that....
 

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Holy crap...thats alot of boxes of salt....
On the 300 I am planning on doing far less 10% water changes. I been hearing people with nice looking tanks only doing it twice a year and some never...because some have a GHL or apex system doing all the dosing....
I bought a GHL system...waiting for the ION director to hit United States...
I am not sure about never....I do not think I will do that....
That is about 3 months of salt lol. Doing AWC and bagging stuff up, I go through a lot of water with all the tanks. 200 gallon box only makes about 165-170 gallons at 35ppt. Cant remember exactly lol. Just add, mix, test, mix, test add more if needed. One would think I would have started weighing it by now, but meh, just dump it in and adjust lol.
 
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Dr Pepper ,Slim jimm's,Marlboro's, i'm baaack...:D
been a weird 6-7 weeks here.
Wife ,all clear Monday ,cancer free, never had it...;Happy

Honestly have not touched Frankentank in weeks.
Go time...;)
 

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Dr Pepper ,Slim jimm's,Marlboro's, i'm baaack...:D
been a weird 6-7 weeks here.
Wife ,all clear Monday ,cancer free, never had it...;Happy

Honestly have not touched Frankentank in weeks.
Go time...;)
Glad to hear all of the above. Frankentank was fine, I am sure.
 

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I raised the royal blue, cool blue and violet channels 5% took pics and lowered again before the next one, they all looked the same so this is with those three channels raised from 20 to 22%, looks the same. ;)

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Carpet doing carpet things...

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That tasty treat used to be my red general starfish.
Expect a big poop and some growth over a month. That is a hefty meal.
 
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