TM BALLING METHOD - SALT RISING?

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I have been dosing TM balling solutions for the past 2 weeks and have noticed an increase of my salinity levels. I have tried searching through the web on this subject but I could not find anything related to rising salinity. Is the increase of salinity levels expected? And if so, Is a water change in order? Do I dose less of Part C although the instructions say dose equal parts?
 
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Yes, two part systems of all types, including TM Balling will raise salinity.

Just manually remove some old water and replace with RO/DI occasionally.

Very roughly, the salinity rise is about

3 ppt per year when dosing 0.4 dKH per day (a low dose)
35 ppt in a year when dosing 4.4 dKh per day (a very high dose)
 

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I just do a water change ( 10% in my case) at 1.025 instead of the 1.026 that my tank is. I do that weekly and never have issues, you can also wet skim.
 

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