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I’m using the HW Marine Reefer Mix for a long time now and I love it. Close to where I keep my alk and always mixes nice and cloud free.Corals like it as well...
 

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Red Sea blue bucket, mixes to the alk I keep my tank at. Before I switched to Red Sea a few years ago I was using Aquaforest. Only switched because Aquaforest was out of stock everywhere for a while and eventually couldn’t wait for it to be back in stock. Saw no major difference so just stuck with Red Sea since it always seems to be available.
 

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Ah, yes, the age ol' "Which salt mix?" question...

Prepare yourself for a million different (and occasionally, very opinionated) responses...

For me, Tropic Marin Pro Reef. I like to keep my parameters close to natural sea water. And it's one of the few with an alk anywhere near 7-7.5 dkh.
 
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Thinking of switching salt from aqua vitro . considering Red Sea .
but haven’t decided against tropic Marin.
price is a huge contributing factor .

looking for a salt closer to current stable parameters
alk 7.5
Cal 425
Mag 1300
 

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Even using Fritz RPM blue box for the past month just like everyone else it mixes where I want to be and the LFS carries it so I don’t have to order online. They also carry aquaforest but opted for the fritz. Time will tell as other have had issues with SPS with fritz.
 

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Consistent between batches ?
Honestly I rarely check parameters after mixing it. I only change 2 gallons a day in my 125g so any inconsistencies wouldn't make much of a difference in the tank.
The few times I've checked it the cal/alk match up to the chart that I often see referenced on this forum (I don't know the origin of the chart).
 

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I used to use Reef Crystals until I discovered phosphates in newly mixed batches. I now use Aquaforest.
 
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